Garages, in Highlands, are defined as any roofed structure, designed to accommodate one or more motor vehicles and attached to the dwelling.
Carports, in Highlands, are also roofed structures that are designed to accommodate automobiles unenclosed except to the extent that these have an adjacent dwelling or a property boundary on one side, and do not possess a door unless that door is visually permeable.
Garages and carports should match the existing dwelling with regard to building materials, colors, finishes, roof pitch and form as well as detailing. Moreover, garages visible from the street are required to be integrated into the design of the dwelling in terms of roof, detailing and materials.
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