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Zoning and Codes

Integrity and excellence are our standards. It is the mission of the Douglas County Zoning and Codes Department to assist our diverse citizenry in understanding the necessity, and application of Zoning Regulations to land use issues. Additionally, through professional guidance and technical expertise we regulate a buildings design, construction, quality of materials, use/occupancy of property, location and maintenance of buildings, structures and related equipment to insure compliance with all applicable codes.

Our Services

Licenses and Permits

Applications and information for licenses and permits for businesses.

Regulations and Fees

Regulations and fees for businesses.

Agritourism Business

Agriculturally-based business that brings visitors to a farm or ranch.

Floodplain

Douglas County’s Floodplain Management Program, administered through the Zoning and Codes Department.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Email Address
Jim  Sherman Director jsherman@douglas-county.com
Kay Pettit Combination Inspector kpettit@douglas-county.com
Patrick Wempe Combination Building Inspector pwempe@douglas-county.com
Judy Stone Admin. Officer jstone@douglas-county.com
Kanitha Davis-Englebert Admin Officer kdavis@douglas-county.com