Development Code

NOTICE: Development Code Ord. 185 was repealed and replaced by Development Code Ord. 477 by the County Board on April 21, 2020.  Ordinance No. 477 is effective beginning April 25, 2020 upon publication in the local newspaper.
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DEVELOPMENT CODE - Full Document 1.5MB

Short Title (PDF)
1.0
Intent and Purpose (PDF)2.0
Definitions (PDF)3.0
General Provisions (PDF)4.0
Application
4.1
Nonconforming Uses and Structures
4.2
Suitability as a Dwelling
4.3
Compliance (PDF)5.0
Generally
5.1
Sewer and Water System
5.2
Preservation of Locational Markers
5.3
Stormwater and Erosion Control Standards
5.4
Height, Bulk and Area Restrictions (PDF)6.0
Lot Size Requirements
6.1
Yard Requirements
6.2
Building Bulk Limitations
6.3
Residential Density calculation in the Agricultural and Rural Agricultural District
6.4
Zoning Use Districts (PDF)7.0
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5
7.6
7.7
7.8
7.9
7.10
7.11
7.12
7.13
7.14
Performance and Nuisance Standards (PDF)8.0
Signs
8.1
Off-Street Parking and Loading
8.2
Nuisance Standards
8.3
Outdoor Storage
8.4
Unlicensed Motor Vehicle Storage
8.5
Visual Standards
8.6
Hazardous Elements Standards
8.7
Solid Waste Disposal
8.8
Incinerators
8.9
Right to Farm
8.10
Private Swimming Pools
8.11
Special Provisions (PDF)9.0
Accessory Uses and Buildings
9.1
Adult Uses
9.2
Agricultural Tourism
9.3
Animal Unit Density Requirement
9.4
Auto Fuel Stations
9.5
Cluster Subdivision
9.6


Description Section
Special Provisions Continued (PDF):  
    Commercial Recreation, Outdoor 9.7
    Communication Towers 9.8
    Contractor Shop 9.9
    Drive-In Business 9.10
    Essential Services 9.11
    Large Scale Feedlot 9.12
    Field Windbreak 9.13
    Home Occupations 9.14
    Manufactured Home Park 9.15
    Mining Operations 9.16
    Rural Event Venues 9.17
    Seasonal Worker Housing 9.18
    Second Dwelling 9.19
    Solar Energy Systems 9.20
    Solid Waste Management/Recycling Facilities 9.21
    Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems 9.22
    Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) 9.23
Subdivision Regulations (PDF) 10.0
    Purpose 10.1
    Policy 10.2
    Compliance 10.3
    Administrative Land Split 10.4
    Simple Plat 10.5
    Subdivision Plats 10.6
    Minor Subdivision Plat 10.7
    Major Subdivision Plats 10.8
    State and Special District Considerations 10.9
    Necessary Data for Preliminary Plats 10.10
    Subdivision Design Requirements 10.11
    Improvements Required 10.12
    Payment for Installation of Improvements 10.13
    Data for Final Plat 10.14
    Modifications, Exceptions, Variances 10.15
Administration (PDF) 11.0
    Purpose 11.1
    Zoning Administration 11.2
    Planning Commission 11.3
    Board of Adjustment 11.4
    Variances 11.5
    Conditional Use Permits 11.6
    Interim Use Permits 11.7
    Land Use Permits 11.8
    Zoning Amendments 11.9
    Fees 11.10
    Violations and Penalties 11.11
Effectuation (PDF) 12.0
Appendix I (PDF) AI
Appendix II (PDF) AII
Appendix III (PDF) AII
Appendix IV (PDF) AIV
Appendix V (PDF) AV
Ordinance Number 196 Flood Plain Management Ordinance (PDF) Ord. 196