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Scott County, IA: Zoning Ordinance for Unincorporated Areas

The purpose of this zoning ordinance is to implement the comprehensive plan and to preserve the availability of agricultural land; to protect farming operations; to promote the protection of soil from wind and water erosion; to encourage efficient urban development patterns; to promote energy conservation and the reasonable access to solar energy; to protect the health, safety, and comfort of the general welfare; to conserve property values and protect property rights; to conserve and protect our other natural resources; and to encourage the most appropriate use of land throughout the County.

Authority Type
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Law Type
Local Laws and Resolutions
Land Use Planning, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems, Smart Growth / Growth Management
Scott County, Iowa, Zoning Ordinance for Unincorporated Scott County (April 20, 2017).

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