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  Permits and Procedures

 

Zoning Complaint Form  Receiving citizen zoning complaints ensure a fair review of concerns of the public about zoning policy, procedures, and violations.   
    
Land Division Application

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.        Effective 7/20/18: Applications can now be made 24/7/365 from your computer.  CLICK HERE to apply for a land division in our online permitting system.   You may also apply starting from the Boone County Beacon website. 

                         
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. 

          

                                                                     
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. NOTE: As of November 1, 2018 - Variance applications are now available to apply in our Online Permitting System.  CLICK HERE to apply for a Variance online.  

                 
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. NEWS: As of December 1, 2018 - Applications are now done in the electronic permitting system from any computer.  CLICK HERE to apply online for a Conditional Use Permit online.  

                        
Conditional Use Permit Extension

A Conditional Use Permit will expire and become void if substantial work is not completed within one (1) year the permit was issued. Or, if a probationary provision allowing for the use to continue for a determined period of time after which the owner may request another extension. 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 any or all conditions of a Conditional Use Permit have not been met or complied to. Note:  a completed Conditional Use Permit Extension 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 application for a Conditional Use Permit Extension 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. 

                    

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.  NEWS: as of 5/15/18 - applications may be now made online from your computer 24/7/365.  Click Here to apply for a NON-AGRICULTURAL permit online.  You may also start the application from the Boone County Beacon website.  
                       
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.

NEWS: As of 9/24/18 - Applications may now be made online from your computer 24/7/365. Click here to apply for an AGRICULTURAL PERMIT online.  You may also start the process form the Boone County Beacon Website.  

                                     
Zoning Appeal Form The zoning appeals process for review of decisions of the Zoning Administrator is intended to provide appropriate checks and balances on administrative authority.