What is a zoning permit, and do I need one?

A zoning permit is the permit issued by the City that allows you to use the property for your intended purpose. Some examples of uses that might require a zoning permit are:

  • Outdoor sales (tent sale, sidewalk sale, Christmas tree sales, firework sales, and similar uses
  • Outdoor event in a non-residential district (carnivals, fairs, athletic events, auto shows, and similar uses)
  • Temporary roadside farm stands in zoning districts other than AA-agricultural
  • Home occupation
  • Mobile food vending

You can complete the Zoning Permit Application (PDF) and submit to our office via email



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1. I received a green postcard / public hearing notice - how can I find out about the appeal?
2. Is my land use permitted?
3. Can I operate a business from my home?
4. I want to build an outbuilding (garage, pole barn, etc) what are the rules?
5. Can I construct a fence on my property?
6. Can I have backyard chickens?
7. What is a zoning permit, and do I need one?
8. What if I can't meet the ordinance requirements? Can I apply for a variance?
9. What is a zoning verification letter, and how do I obtain one?