The Nevada County Zoning Ordinance provides information on zoning types, site development standards, permitting requirements, allowed land uses, and much more. This ordinance applies to all land uses and development within the unincorporated areas of Nevada County. Ordinance provisions shall be held to be the minimum requirements for the promotion of public safety, health, convenience, comfort, prosperity, and general welfare. The Zoning Ordinance will also be referred to as the "Zoning Regulations" or "Zoning Code".
The Nevada County Zoning Ordinance is adopted in order to achieve the following objectives:
The Nevada County Zoning District Maps (ZDMs) show property-specific zoning and are broken up into several different areas of the County.
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