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What is the standard size for a garage?

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The standard size for one-car garages varies between 12 feet by 20 feet and 14 feet by 22 feet. These units allow space for one vehicle and ample room for storage.

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The average size of a two-car garage is 22 feet by 22 feet and can be increased in increments of 2 feet. The larger three-car garage measures 30 feet by 22 feet and most often is built as a stand-alone structure.

Each city within the United States has a maximum square footage allotment that must be adhered to when building a garage. In some cities, permits may also be required before construction can proceed.

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