ULDC Objective/Parameters


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  • Update use definitions with Industry trends, North America Industry Classification System (NAICS), other zoning trends, and American Planning Association (APA
  • Add new Uses as needed
  • Retire outdated Uses
  • Consolidate like Uses where feasible

Consolidate Use Matrix Tables:

  • Improve ease of use
  • Indicate the most restrictive approval process in matrices
  • Streamline approval process where feasible
  • Consistent approval process for Uses located in similar Zoning Districts as relates to FLU designations

 Supplementary Use Standards:

  •  Consistent organization of similar standards


  • Consider increasing acreage and square footage thresholds that trigger Development Review Officer (DRO) or Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approval or possibly abandoning altogether.


  • Review History of Existing Regulations.
  • Consistency with Federal and State Laws, and the Comprehensive Plan.
  • Develop how to use instructions to improve ease of use.
  • Link approval processes to Art. 2, Development Review Procedures.
  • Clarification of Accessory Uses and Collocated Uses.
  • Define use classification groups. (Commercial, Residential, etc.)