Land Development Regulation

Jefferson County Land Development Regulation header

right pointThe Land Development Regulation been updated as of the July 17, 2018 Board of County Commissioners Hearing. Final documents are being prepared and will be available by August 17, 2018. In the interim, please look here for the red marked copies of the Land Development Regulation. The updated Sections of the Land Development Regulation are as follows: Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20*, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, and 33. For a summary of the changes please the Regulation Updates page.
*Section 20 Property Merger, is a newly added Section.

The purpose of Jefferson County's Land Development Regulation is to promote the health, safety and welfare of the present and future inhabitants of the county. This is done by assuring quality and orderly development of land to meet the needs of a changing population, giving due consideration to protection of the land, environment and natural resources. The Land Development Regulation was originally adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on July 24, 1978.

Land Development Regulation December 13, 2016

This pdf file contains the complete Land Development Regulation (PDF). If you download and open this file in Adobe Reader you’ll be able to use the built in bookmarks for direct links to each section. These bookmarks may not be available if you are viewing it in your browser. Tip: Try the "Search" tool under the "Edit" menu in Adobe Reader to find specific topics.

Individual Sections of Land Development Regulation