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Planning

Zoning

Establishes Land Use Classifications within Zone Districts

The Douglas County Zoning Resolution (DCZR) establishes land use classifications within zone districts. The health, safety, convenience, aesthetics and welfare of the present and future residents of Douglas County are assured through the regulations, prohibitions and procedures described within this document.

The DCZR governs the use of land for residential and non-residential purposes.  It limits the height and bulk of buildings and other structures, as well as limits lot occupancy.  The DCZR determines setbacks and provides for open spaces by establishing standards of performance and design.

The Zoning Resolution also prescribes: