Our lot is next to one of the the public boat launches for our lake. In the very first picture in this blog - that was taken from the launch, near the lake.
Anyhow, it turns out that that gravel path is platted as a town road. Therefore, according to the county code, we need to be 75' from the centerline of that "road". Taking both side setbacks into account and estimating the width of the lot at that point, that would mean that the house could not be more than 20' or so wide. . . . .
The existing structure is located within that zone, but there is no "grandfathering". We need to apply for a variance which will most likely be granted without any dispute, however, the next variance meeting is not until 5/18.
We were really looking forward to starting soon - oh well, hurry up and wait. . . .