Counties and cities may establish zoning ordinances that regulate buildings, structures, and land uses. However, state law prohibits these ordinances from regulating agriculture, including farm land, buildings or structures (including farm homes), unless they're in a flood plain. Despite this fact, some county and city zoning ordinance are written or enforced in a way that regulates agriculture.
Click here to read information about the county zoning process and decision makers, as well as agriculture's exemption from zoning.
Use the drop down menu below to find your county's zoning ordinance and/or information about the status of zoning in your county as of fall 2020.