Apply for a Agricultural Permit - Ag Exempt Flood Plain & County Tile Review
In order to qualify under the agricultural exemption, it must be demonstrated that the principal use of the land and the proposed building(s) is farm related. this includes proposed dwellings, and that the occupants of the dwelling are primarily engaged in agriculture. The farm exemption applies only to Boone County zoning regulations. Other permits (such as floodplain & county tile development, well, septic, E-911 address or driveway access) may be required. Please contact the appropriate county department for information.
Apply for a Conditional Use Permit
Certain uses of land or types of businesses specified in the Boone County Zoning Ordinance require a conditional use permit application. The conditional use permit application requires a public hearing before the Boone County Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment has the authority to make void or cancel a Conditional Use Permit if it has been determined via the public hearing process that the any or all conditions of a Conditional Use Permit have not been met or complied to. Note: A completed Conditional Use Permit application shall be submitted to Planning and Development 15 working days prior to the Zoning Commission's regularly scheduled monthly meeting held the last Monday of every month. More so, the Board of Adjustment will consider the Conditional Use Permit application and Zoning Commission's recommendation 15 working days prior to the Board of Adjustment's regularly scheduled monthly meeting held the second Thursday of every month.
Apply for a Land Division
Division of a quarter-quarter section of land into two (2) or more lots, parcels, or other divisions of land for purpose, whether immediate or future, of transfer of ownership, building development or lease.
Apply for a Zoning Permit - Non-Agricultural
Non-Agricultural Zoning Permit is required when a structure or part thereof is located, erected, moved, reconstructed, extended, enlarged, converted or structurally altered on non-farming properties located within the unincorporated areas of Boone County.
File a Variance Petition
A variance is a form of relief that is granted when the application of the zoning regulations results in 'peculiar or unusual practical difficulties' to a property owner. Note: A completed Variance application must be submitted to Planning and Development 15 working days prior to the Board of Adjustment's regularly scheduled monthly meeting, held the second Thursday of every month.
Petition to Amend Zoning District Boundaries
Said petition involves amending the Zoning Ordinance. The Zoning Ordinance is made up of two (2) components, i.e., the map component and the text component. Applicants are responsible for responding to six (6) criteria noted on the application. Said petitions require public hearings before the Zoning Commission and the Board of Supervisors.