What are the setbacks for residential districts?

Marshalltown has six solely residential districts:

  • R-1
  • R-2
  • R-2A
  • R-3
  • R-4
  • R-5

To verify what the zoning classification of a particular property is, contact the Zoning Office. A setback is the distance from the property line to the structure. All residential districts have front, side, and rear yard setbacks. Corner lots may have additional setback requirements.

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