Regulation Updates

Regulation Amendments

1st Quarter Regulation Amendments

Planning & Zoning has begun a Regulation Amendment process (19-100234AM) pertaining to the Zoning Resolution (ZR), Land Development Regulation (LDR), and Transportation Design and Construction Manual (TDCM). This regulation update is mainly intended to clarify processes and make the ZR easier to use and navigate. However, the following amendments could generate more interest:

  • Clarifications to the applicability of County regulations to government entities and the creation of a new process for Location & Extent cases
  • Additions to the notification requirements in the LDR and ZR
  • Changes to the criteria for decisions for Rezoning and Special Use cases
  • Creation of a Board of Adjustment process for Commercial Energy Conversion Systems
  • General clarifications made to the Planned Development (PD) section of the ZR
  • Changes to how events in the ROW are permitted

A “Scope of the Proposed Changes” document that outlines all the proposed changes can be viewed in either folder listed below.
View ONLY the text that is being changed
View the ENTIRE sections that contain changes
Second Referral period
View the Second Referral Documents
Final Draft
View the Final Draft Documents

Hearings Scheduled 

Planning Commission: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:15 p.m.
Board of County Commissioners: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Public Testimony will be taken at these Hearings.  In order for written comments to be included in the Staff packets that are provided to Boards/Commissions, please submit your comments at least one week prior to the scheduled hearing. Please email comments or questions.

Land Disturbance Permit Thresholds and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Amendments

Planning & Zoning is beginning a Regulation Amendment process (19-103134AM) pertaining to the Zoning Resolution (ZR) and Storm Drainage Design and Technical Criteria (SDDTC). This regulation update is intended to revise the thresholds for which the County will require a Land Disturbance permit and to bring the regulations in compliance with the State Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit.

A “Scope of the Proposed Changes” document that outlines all the proposed changes can be viewed in either folder listed below.

View ONLY the text that is being changed for the Storm Drainage Design and Technical Criteria

View the ENTIRE sections that contain changes (Storm Drainage Design and Technical Criteria, Zoning Resolution Section 16 – Land Disturbance and Zoning Resolution Section 17 – Permanent Stormwater Quality Structure Maintenance)

View the Final Draft

Hearings Scheduled 

Planning Commission: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:15 p.m.
Board of County Commissioners: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Public Testimony will be taken at these Hearings.  In order for written comments to be included in the Staff packets that are provided to Boards/Commissions, please submit your comments at least one week prior to the scheduled hearing. Please email comments or questions.

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