Planning and Zoning - The Zoning Ordinance
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The zoning ordinance is the primary mechanism for implementing the policies of the comprehensive plan. The zoning ordinance assigns compatible land uses to defined districts throughout the community. In addition to regulating uses, zoning controls the placement, height, bulk and coverage of buildings and other structures.
Iowa State University, "Planning and Zoning - The Zoning Ordinance" (2018). Extension and Outreach Publications. 416.
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