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County Development Code

The current Development Code is available from this page. You can download the document chapter-by-chapter below. If you do not have the Adobe Reader already installed, you can download it. Adobe Reader is required to read all the documents published on this page.

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Table of Contents

Overview Documents

Administrative Provisions

  • Chapter 51 – Development Code Administration
    (Title, scope, private land use restrictions, transition to the Development Code, definitions, designated primary zones, overlay zones, official zoning map, the Planning Official, Citizens Advisory Committees, Planning Commission, application and fees, notice requirements, appeals, reconsideration of decision before LUBA on appeal, remand hearings)
  • Chapter 52 – Deleted [Ord 99-0147]
  • Chapter 53 – General Review Criteria and Procedures
    Permitted uses, conditional uses, nonconforming uses, variances, zone change, text amendment.
  • Chapter 54 – Reserved for Expansion

Resource Zones

Non-Resource Zones

Overlay Zones

Special Use Regulations

  • Chapter 89 – Historic Preservation
    Administration, historic resources commission, Benton County Register of Historic Resources, exterior alteration and demolition of a structure on the county register, special uses allowed for register properties, land partitions; property line adjustments.
  • Chapter 90 – Reserved for Expansion
  • Chapter 91 – Specific Use Standards
    Accessory dwelling units, care centers, cemeteries, home occupations, junkyards, kennels, manufactured dwellings, mobile home or manufactured dwelling parks, parking and loading, sewer services, signs, surface mining.
  • Chapter 92 – Reserved for Expansion
  • Chapter 93 – Reserved for Expansion

Land Development Standards

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