Below is a list of some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) we receive in regards to developing land in the City of Tangent. Use the + or – signs to open and close questions and answers on each topic.
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Yes, The City of Tangent has seven (7) zoning categories that commercial and residential structures are categorized in. The seven categories are the following:
- CC - Community Commercial
- EFU - Exclusive Farm Use
- HCI - Highway Commercial Industrial
- RM-10 - Multi-family Residential
- RM-6 - Multi-family Residential
- RS-10 - Single-family Residential
A road approach permit from Linn County Roads Department may be necessary.
The city does not require a permit for paving even a commercial or industrial parking lot.
Fences may not exceed 6' in height unless a building permit is issued prior to construction. Fences over 6' in height also require being engineered. For a fence 6' or shorter, no building permit is required, and the fence may not encroach upon any neighboring property or public right of way.
Yes, along public streets, we do have a list of approved tree species here.
A lot line adjustment is the process that is used to alter property lines of existing parcels. The process can be used to do a number of things, such as: alter the boundary between two (2) parcels or reconfigure the shapes of parcels. In every instance, the lot line adjustment process will yield the same number of parcels. The lot line adjustment process is not used to create additional parcels.
A lot consolidation is a process that is used to erase property lines shared by two or more lots or parcels. It results in a new legal description for the combined property that is recorded.