Planning & Zoning 

About the Department
The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for:
  • Reviewing requests for zoning changes
  • Accepting requests to review subdivision plats
  • Reviewing requests for conditional use permits and variances
  • Establishing a time and place for public hearings before the Zoning Commission or Board of Adjustment
  • Publishing notices of the public hearings in the local newspaper
  • Sending a notice to all property owners within 500 feet of the subject property
  • Keeping minutes of the public hearings
  • Reviewing all surveys for the unincorporated areas of the county
  • Reviewing agricultural exemption applications, building permit applications, and site plans
  • Issuing building permits or zoning certificates for new structures
  • The County's Floodplain Ordinance 

Contact Us

  1. Jeff Sherman
    Zoning Administrator
    By appointment, call office number to schedule

    Floyd County Courthouse

    101 S. Main St.
    Suite 206
    Charles City, IA 50616

    Ph: 641-257-6145

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