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Development Regulations

Subdivision Regulations – Chapter 50 (effective February 13, 2017)

The link below is the current version of the Subdivision Regulations.

Zoning Code – Chapter 59 (effective October 30, 2014)

The Planning Department approved a new Zoning Code that became effective on October 30, 2014.  You may access and view the zoning code by clicking the link below and scrolling to Chapter 59 in the Table of Contents.

The previous version of the Zoning Code and Zoning Map are found below.

Printed copies of the new zoning ordinance are available for purchase from American Legal Publishing Corporation. Contact American Legal.

Supplemental Zoning Documents

Forest Conservation Law – Chapter 22A (effective October 2018)

The county is governed by Forest Conservation Law, Chapter 22A, which was updated in October 2018.

Other Forest Conservation Documents and Resources

Miscellaneous Documents