What is zoning?

Zoning designates the types of uses that are permitted on parcels of land. Generally, houses are built on parcels with residential zoning, manufacturing plants on parcels with industrial zoning, etc. You can download the County Zoning Ordinance (PDF), which contains a detailed list of districts and their development standards or purchase a hard copy in Planning.

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1. What is zoning?
2. How is zoning changed?
3. How do I learn of proposed zoning changes?
4. How does the County process a zoning change?
5. How do I participate in a zoning change?