North Dakota Planning and Zoning Guide and Training (Vision West North Dakota)

North Dakota

The North Dakota Planning and Zoning Guide provides a comprehensive resource for local government administrators tasked with developing and implementing long-range plans, zoning ordinances, and subdivision regulations within their jurisdictions and extraterritorial areas consistent with North Dakota Century Code and professional best practice. The updated guide describes the process and proper procedures for a range of local government actions, from reviewing planning applications to preparing for annexation. Simple charts and explanations help users navigate zoning map and text amendments, the subdivision process, permitting procedures, and similar activities. The guide describes several scenarios to highlight common planning pitfalls and potential ethical issues, and a new FAQ section for the public.