Zoning

The Stanislaus County Zoning Ordinance is intended to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the public and to implement the adopted General Plan for the orderly and controlled development of unincorporated areas of the County. Specifically, the zoning ordinance defines land use classifications,  including provisions for permitted and conditionally permitted land uses. The Zoning Ordinance together with the County‚Äôs adopted Standards and Specifications identify approved standards for the development of property in each zoning classification.

The zoning ordinance is further implemented by an adopted zoning map, which is amended from time to time.

Zoning Ordinance

Current Zoning Ordinance (with changes adopted by the Board of Supervisors on November 1, 2016, effective December 1, 2016)

Stanislaus County Code - Title 21 Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Ordinance Text Revision Log (2004 - Present)

Related Statutes & Standards

State of California Planning & Zoning Law

Stanislaus County Standards and Specifications

Applications & Fees

Planning Fee Schedule

General Plan Amendment

Rezone

Staff Approval

Use Permit

Variance

Dwelling Verification

Zoning Verification