About the OrdinanceThe lays out each zoning district in the county, what is permitted in each district, as well as what conditional uses may be allowed in that district after a public hearing before the Board of Adjustment is held. Each district also includes certain setbacks and minimum lot sizes for new structures and lots.
Applications & ZoningThe Planning and Zoning Department will be able to help an applicant determine which request they will need to make based on which zoning district the property is located in. The application should be submitted to the Planning and Zoning Department no later than 21 working days prior to the appropriate boards regular scheduled meeting date, along with a $150 fee.
Update of Zoning OrdinanceThe Floyd County Supervisors approved the final reading of the updated Floyd County Zoning Ordinance on June 1, 2020. The original Zoning Ordinance was passed June 1, 1967 and was amended in 1984, 2011, 2014 and 2020.
Definition Section UpdatesThrough the update of the Zoning Ordinance, the definition section was greatly expanded to include:
- Commercial-Recreational District
- Floodplain section was updated
- Mobile Home Park District
- Sign and parking regulations
- Uses within the districts were increased to include many more uses
- Wind energy section