How are building setbacks measured?

Building setbacks are the minimum distance measured perpendicular to the property lines, except for homes on private roads. On private streets the front and exterior side yard setbacks are measured from a line that is 26-feet from the center of the private street, which is one-half of the 52-foot right-of-way width specified for a minor street. (MMC Section 8.68.110)

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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?