Over 90% of the land in Clay County is zoned Agricultural General. Other zoning districts are Agricultural Service centers, like Averill, Baker, Downer, Kragnes, Rollag, and Rustad; Highway Commercial and Limited Highway Commercial; and Urban Expansion District Tiers 1 & 2, which extends approximately 2 miles around the cities of Moorhead and Dilworth.
The lakes, rivers & streams in the county are zoned Shoreland:
- Special Protection District
- Residential District
- Special Protection-Low Development
- General Use District
The overlay zoning districts are:
- Landing Field Overlay
- Resource Protection
- Biologically Significant
- Flood Hazard Zone
- Flood Fringe
- General Flood Plain
To find out zoning information on a particular piece of property in rural Clay County, contact the Clay County Planning Office at 218-299-5005 or use the Online Zoning Map tool to identify the zoning on a particular property.
The incorporated cities of Clay County manage their own zoning and permitting for properties / structures within their cities. This includes the cities of: