IRC 1309 adopted IBC 1305 which states that the eave of a roof should be 10 feet away from the lot line; the zoning code for R4 in saint Paul, MN is 4 feet; which one is right? The old one was 15 feet away the new house is 5 feet away.I feel that the 5 feet is a violation because it encroaches on our privacy, lessens our property value, and for sure will flood our basement because we have a door on the side of the house.I really don't want to talk to the zoning people any more because it seems they are not happy with me asking questions.
State/Country relating to question: Minnesota
talked to zoning and they gave me zoning literature that violates the residential code.
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