Zoning District Information

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Agricultural Preservation (AP) Zoning District

  • Encourage the continued role of agriculture as the primary economic sector in the unincorporated areas of Woodbury County, thereby preserving its rural character.  Land uses that are compatible with agriculture and farming are allowed.  Soil and water conservation practices are encouraged.

Agricultural Estates (AE) Zoning District

  • Provide for a limited increase in the amount of small acreage development, including a controlled expansion of residential uses in appropriate locations throughout the county, in conformance with the County’s General Development Plan, and in a manner that is compatible with agricultural uses.  It is intended that the development of residences be on platted lots including appropriate
    limitations on uses as established by the owner/developer as part of the subdivision process

Surburban Residential (SR) Zoning District

  • Provide for orderly development of suburban density residential development  in compliance with the County’s subdivision regulations.  It is intended that development of residences would be platted in subdivisions for which the developer/owner has restricted the range of uses to the extent that no uses other than appropriate density residential and residential accessory uses are allowed

General Commercial (GC) Zoning District

  • The purpose is to provide for orderly development of limited commercial uses that are compatible with and serve the agricultural sector of rural Woodbury County

Limited Industrial (LI) Zoning District

  • Provide for the orderly development of heavy commercial, warehousing and limited industrial uses.  Appropriate sites should have excellent infrastructure especially transportation access via highways

General Industrial (GI) Zoning District

  • Provide for the orderly development of heavy commercial, warehousing and limited industrial uses.  Appropriate sites should have excellent infrastructure especially transportation access via highways

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