Zoning Division

The Zoning Division is responsible for the issuance of building and use permits (both residential and commercial), and the issuance of land clearing and demolition permits.  The Division enforces the Zoning Regulations, Land Clearing Ordinance, Light Pollution Ordinance, Hazard Abatement Ordinance,Graffiti Abatement in the enclaves of Sierra Vista and the Solid Waste (Wildcat Dumping) Ordinance.  The Division serves as the one-stop shop for issuing County permits and, as such, is responsible for receiving applications and issuing permits for septic systems, residential work in the right-of-way, and floodplain use permits (see  Highway and Floodplain Department for Right-of-Way and Floodplain information) once those departments have provided their reviews.