Side Yard



A side yard is a fenced yard directly adjacent to a neighbor’s home. It can be used for any purpose allowable by zoning.

Potential buyers can also review an application checklist at this link: 

Sale price:

  • 10% of market value

Eligible buyers will:

  • Own and live in property directly next to vacant lot. This means the lot must be to the right or left of your property.
  • Be able to maintain and care for the lot
  • Be able to pay property taxes on the lot

Application materials needed:

  • Proof of ownership (copy of deed)
  • Proof of residence (copy of Photo ID, utility bill)

Other considerations:

  • If you buy a side yard, you cannot sell it for at least five years.

How the land sale process works

Review the steps below to apply for vacant land.