Sheds and Storage Units

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OCH may approve minor modifications regarding the installation of sheds and storage units. You are responsible for any damage to people or property caused by the modification, its installation or removal. These are the conditions that must be met and maintained if OCH approves the installation of a shed or storage unit.

Installing a Storage Shed

You must have written permission from OCH.

To get written permission from OCH, you must:

  • Give plans or drawings to your Property Manager
  • Have and maintain third party liability insurance, which is usually provided when you purchase tenant insurance
  • Comply with these standards
  • Agree to return OCH property (unit) to its original condition if OCH asks you to or when you move out
  • Agree to pay all costs for changes, installations and repairs; and for damages to any person or property resulting from the modification
  • One per home in private rear yards only
  • Temporary structure
  • Maximum 100 square feet or less
  • Maximum 8 feet in height
  • Minimum 4 feet from building and overhang
  • Installed at grade level
  • Use for storage only – not for sleeping

Exterior materials may be made of:

  • PVC
  • Plastic
  • Metal
  • Wood
  • Rubber
  • Glass/Plexi-glass

The modifications must be removed and the unit returned to its original condition at your expense

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