Zoning Maps and Codes
Interactive Richland County Zoning Map
* this map is for reference purposes only. Please Consult the governing jurisdiction for an official determination if required.
What is zoning?
Zoning is a method of regulating land use by dividing political subdivisions into district types, each with its own set of regulations.
Who administers zoning?
Zoning in Richland County is administered by the local political subdivisions. All the municipalities and 13 of the 18 townships in Richland County are zoned. Richland County Regional Planning assisted all the Townships in drafting their zoning codes and continues to advise and train township zoning officials on zoning matters.
Purposes of Zoning:
to use land for its most suitable purpose
to protect or maintain property values
to promote public health and safety
to protect the environment
to manage aesthetics
to promote orderly economic development
Zoning, Subdivision and Land Use Committee
The Zoning, Subdivision and Land Use Committee meets (when needed) on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month to review rezoning requests, subdivision plats, and variances. Applications should be submitted two weeks prior to the meeting date to be on the agenda