Planning & Zoning

Building Permits & Zoning Ordinances

The department takes applications for building permits, administers the County zoning ordinances and makes recommendations to the Commission for granting or denying the permits.

Ordinance 2015-03

Zoning Ordinance 2015-03 with amendments

Responsibilities of the Planning Department

  • Assist educational programs
  • Building inspections
  • Investigate complaints, violations
  • Modify county ordinances
  • Prepare annual department budget, agenda
  • Property rezoning, platting
  • Review Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
  • Site plan reviews
  • Update County Commission and Planning and Zoning Boards on current activities, trends, changes in law, policies