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Planning & Zoning


Examining blue prints

The purpose of the Planning & Zoning department is to

Conserve and stabilize the value of property

Aid in rendering of police and fire protection

Provide adequate open space for light, air, and aesthetic satisfaction

Preclude congestion on streets, roads, and highways

Facilitate orderly, efficient, and integrated development of the county

Prevent undue concentration of population

Facilitate the provision of efficient systems, transportation, schools, parks, and other public requirements
Promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of Phillips County.


Click here to access a current copy of the Phillips County Zoning Resolution.

 

 

Planning and Zoning Forms

 

Building Permit

Projects that increase the size of a structure and cost $1,000 or more to complete require an approved building permit

 

Conditional Use Permit Application

Required to receive Board of County Commissioners’ approval to permit a conditional use or modification of an existing conditional use

 

Conditional Use Permit Application for a Utility Substation, Generating Plant, Pipeline, or Transmission Line

Required to receive Board of County Commissioners’ approval to permit a conditional use for any of the above

 

Subdivision Exemption Application

State law requires any division of land creating a parcel of less than 35 (parcel must be at least 2.5 acres) to be platted and go through the subdivision process

 

Application for Variance

Required to receive a variance from zoning resolution requirements

 

Zoning Amendment Application

Required when seeking a change in the current zoning classification

 

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