What are the regulations on garage / driveways?
  • Every dwelling unit is required to have two covered off-street parking spaces.
  • The required garage or carport shall not be located in the front or side yard setbacks.
  • Each space must measure a minimum of 9 feet by 19 feet.
  • A new garage or carport must be completed prior to final approval or occupancy of any garage conversion to living quarters.
  • The driveway to a converted garage shall be removed.
  • Alterations to existing curbs require an Encroachment Permit from the Town Engineer’s office. Design Review Board approval is required for any paved parking area in the front yard whose width exceeds the width of the garage.
  • Driveway paving longer than 50-feet or wider than 16-feet should be constructed of previous paving materials.

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1. What are the building setbacks on my property?
2. Does the Town have copies of my house plans?
3. Where can I obtain information on a certain property in Town?
4. How do I find out where my property lines are located?
5. How are building setbacks measured?
6. Are there any other setback restrictions on building?
7. What / Where is the public right-of-way of my street?
8. When do I need a survey?
9. What are the scenic corridor requirements?
10. What are the regulations for open space zoned property?
11. When is a Waste Management Plan form required?
12. What are the regulations on political signs?
13. What are the regulations on garage / driveways?
14. What constitutes a "kitchen"?
15. Do solar panels require planning review?
16. Can my home be used for my business?
17. Do I need a permit to operate a licensed family child care home?
18. Are cannabis dispensaries allowed?
19. Are door to door solicitors allowed in Moraga?
20. Who maintains the sidewalk in front of my house?
21. When do I need an encroachment permit?
22. Can I rent a room in my house?