Can I build a storage shed/shop/garage in my backyard?

One "accessory building" is permitted on each parcel (note: a detached garage does not count as an accessory building). Minimum side and rear setbacks of 3 feet are required, and it is required to separate the accessory building from the primary building by at least 6 feet. If the accessory building is less than 120 square feet, no building permit is required. A building permit and Design Review is required for an accessory building of 120 square feet or larger. The height limit of an accessory building is 12 feet.

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1. Can I add onto my house?
2. Can I change the zoning or General Plan designation of my property?
3. What is the zoning of my property, and what are the yard/setback requirements?
4. What are setbacks?
5. What is zoning?
6. Can I convert my garage into an extra room?
7. Can I build a storage shed/shop/garage in my backyard?
8. Can I add a second-floor above my existing residence?
9. What is a parcel?
10. Where can I build a six-foot fence?
11. Is my property in the earthquake fault zone?
12. I bought a house with an illegal addition. How do I make things legal?