Information: Storm shelters may be placed above ground/in slabs in the garage or underground. All Storm Shelters require a permit. Storm shelters may not encroach in an easement.
Underground Storm Shelters have a minimum setback from the rear of the property line of 3 feet. The minimum setback from the side property line is 3 feet. The minimum setback from the house is 5 feet.
Ground Storm Shelters are to be installed in the garage slab. If cutting into garage slab for post-tension foundation, an engineered letter is required, stating the cutting and re-stretching of cables was performed properly. This must be present at the final.