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Zoning Regulations

Zoning regulations for Douglas County, Kansas.

Download: Zoning Regulations (PDF format)

Sections include:

  • Section 1 - Title and Applicability
  • Section 2 - Purpose
  • Section 3 - Definitions
  • Section 4 - General Provisions, Districts, and District Maps
  • Section 5 - Building Location: Relation to Ultimate Street Right-of-Way
  • Section 6 - "A" Agricultural District
  • Section 7 - "A-1" Suburban Home Residential District
  • Section 8 - "R-1" Single-Family Residential District
  • Section 9 - "B-1" Neighborhood Business District
  • Section 9A - "B-3" Limited Business District
  • Section 9B - "R-T" Rural-Tourism Business District
  • Section 10 - "B-2" General Business District
  • Section 11 - "I-1" Limited Industrial District
  • Section 12 - "I-2" Light Industrial District
  • Section 13 - "I-3" and "I-4" Heavy Industrial District
  • Section 14 - "V-C" Valley Channel District
  • Section 16 - Parking Regulations
  • Section 17 - Off-Street Loading Regulations
  • Section 18 - Height, Area, and Bulk Regulations
  • Section 19 - Supplemental Use Regulations: Conditional Uses, Temporary Uses, Rural Home Businesses, Agritourism, Special Events
  • Section 19A - Site Plan Regulations
  • Section 20 - Non-Conforming Uses
  • Section 21 - Supplemental Height, Area and Bulk Requirements
  • Section 22 - Large-Scale Development: Community Unit Plan
  • Section 22A - City if Eudora Source Water Protection Overlay Zone
  • Section 23 - The Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Section 24 - Changes and Amendments
  • Section 25 - Certificate of Occupancy
  • Section 26 - Permits, Plats, and Filing Fees
  • Section 27 - Interpretation, Purpose, and Conflict
  • Section 28 - Flood Plain Management Regulations
  • Section 29 - Enforcement, Violation and Penalties
  • Section 30 - Validity

Appendix includes:

  1. Resolution No. 80-5 - Jt. Public Hearing on Rezoning and CUP Items w/in 3 miles
  2. Resolution No. 85-46 - Validation of 9-23-66 Zoning Regulations
  3. Resolution No. HR-02-7-3 - Shared Entrances
  4. Resolution No. 09-11 - Incorporating Zoning Regulations into County Code, Chapter XII, Article 3
  5. Building Permit Requirements

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