This office administers and
enforces the provisions and regulations of the Monroe County Unified Development
Code. Monroe County passed Comprehensive Zoning in 1987. This
ordinance and regulations are in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 335
of the CODE of Iowa and adopted and passed by the Monroe County Board of
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These regulations shall apply to all of the unincorporated area located within
the County limit boundaries but lying outside the corporate limits of any city
in Monroe County.
See Section 1.6 for Application of the Unified Development Code and 1.7 for
Exemptions to the Code.
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WITH OTHER REGULATIONS AND PLANS
The use of buildings and land within the County shall be subject to all other
applicable provisions of other Monroe County Ordinances as well as this Code.
(See Section 1.9 of Code)
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS have the authority to adopt and establish
zoning rules and regulations.
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powers and responsibilities.
ZONING ADMINISTRATOR shall be appointed by the Board of
Supervisors. The Zoning Administrator shall have the responsibility and
authority to administer and enforce the provisions of this Code.
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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT is a five (5) member Quasi-Judicial Board
that has final say on matters on which it has jurisdiction.
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PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION is a seven (7) member board that
is a recommending body to the Board of Supervisors on matters of their
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