Land Use Planning & Zoning Handouts

The following handouts contain answers to common questions regarding development in rural Lane County.  The handouts are in PDF format.  If you do not have the free reader, you can download it at the Adobe Website.

Please contact the Planner on Duty with application questions at (541) 682-3577, or visit the Land Management Office.

**Please note that amendments to Lane Code 16.090, 16.210, 16.211, 16.212, 16.215, and 16.264 went into effect on February 14, 2019 (Ord. 18-08). 
Handouts and Application forms are in the process of being updated.** 

General Information and Procedural Handouts:

*Online Property Research Tools Handout *

Application Standards Handout (3/2019) 

Building and Road Setbacks handout

Common Rural Zones Handout

How to Prepare a Site Plan Handout

Lane County Soils Ratings for Forest and Ag Uses (Provided by LCOG)

Owner Authorization Form

Planning Director Review Handout (Update in Progress)

Stormwater Information

Wetlands Handouts

Zone Change/Comprehensive Plan Amendment Handout (08/2018)


Specific Handouts:

Agriculture/Equine Building Handout (01/2022)

Building at the Coast Handout

Building in Florence UGB Handout (08/2019)

Dock Registration Handout (08/2018)

Dog Kennels (3/2019)

Dwellings in the F-1 Zone

Dwellings in the F-2 Zone

Dwellings in the EFU Zone Handout 

Events at Wineries Handout (for winery operators)

Fences Handout (4/2021)

Firebreak Handout

Firebreak Photo Review Handout

Fire Safety Standards for Roads Handout

Floodplain Handout: General (01/2024)

Floodplain Handout: Foundation Types (02/2023)

Floodplain: Substantial Improvement Handout  (10/2021)

General Floodplain Handout (08/2019)

General Zoning Information

Land Division Handout (08/2018)

Lawfully Established Units of Land (10/2020) (Formerly: Legal Lot Verification)

Property Line Adjustment Handout

Riparian Regulation Handout

Riparian Enhancement Plans in the Floodplain Handout (08/2018)

RV's - Emergency Temporary Handout

Wildfire Type II Temporary Storage (Accessory Structures)

Big Game Memo
Policy 11 Handout

Land Use Application Forms 

Covenants & Easements