Zoning Regulations

The Rice County Zoning Regulations were amended May 8, 2006, following a public hearing by the Joint Planning Commission and approval of the Rice County Commission. The amended sections are Article 1, Article 2, Article 16, Article 22, Article 25, Article 26, and Article 28. In addition, an Article 16-A Planned Heavy/Hazardous Industrial District was added. A copy of the published resolution is on file with the Rice County Planning and Zoning Administrator.

The Rice County Zoning Regulations were amended April 29, 2011 following a public hearing by the Rice County Joint Planning Commission, approval of the Rice County Commission and publication in the Lyons News. The amended sections are Article 1, Article 21, Article 22, Article 27, and Article 28. A copy of the published resolution is on file with the Rice County Planning and Zoning Administrator.

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  • ARTICLE 1  – TITLE; PURPOSE; DEFINITIONS; DISTRICT AND GENERAL REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 2  – "AG" AGRICULTURE DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 3  – "RR" RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 4  – "SR" SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 5  – "R-1" SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 6  – "V-1" SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 7  – "R-1A SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 8  – "R-1B" SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 9  – "R-1C" SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 10 – "RP-2" PLANNED MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
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  • ARTICLE 11 – "CP-O" PLANNED COMMERCIAL OFFICE DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 12 – "CP-1" PLANNED GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 13 – "CP-2" PLANNED HIGHWAY SERVICE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 14 – "CP-3" PLANNED CENTRAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 15 – "IP-1" PLANNED LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 16 – "IP-2" PLANNED MEDIUM INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 16-A – "IP-3" PLANNED HEAVY/HAZARDOUS INDUSTRIAL REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 17 – "PUD" PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 18 – "FP" FLOODPLAIN OVERLAY DISTRICT REGULATIONS (Reserved)
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  • ARTICLE 19 – "FRD" FLOODWATER RETARDING DAM BREACH IMPACT DISTRICT
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  • ARTICLE 20 – "AO" AIRPORT OVERLAY DISTRICT REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 21 – PLAN APPROVAL GUIDELINES
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  • ARTICLE 22 – PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
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  • ARTICLE 23 – PARKING REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 24 – OFF-STREET LOADING REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 25 – DISTRICT SIGN REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 26 – DISTRICT HEIGHT, AREA AND BULK REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 27 – SUPPLEMENTARY HEIGHT, AREA AND BULK REGULATIONS
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  • ARTICLE 28 – SUPPLEMENTARY USE REGULATIONS; CONDITIONAL USES; ACCESSORY USES; PROHIBITED USES
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  • ARTICLE 29 – NONCONFORMING USES
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  • ARTICLE 30 – THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
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  • ARTICLE 31 – ADMINISTRATION
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  • ARTICLE 32 – SPECIAL EVENTSARTICLE 33 – AMENDMENTS
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  • ARTICLE 34 – INTERPRETATION, CONFLICT, REMEDIES AND PENALTY
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  • ARTICLE 35 – MISCELLANEOUS
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