Zoning & Land Use Tools
Zoning regulations are the most common used tool for implementing a community's or area's goals and policies as outlined in the Comprehensive Plan or other various strategic plans. The principals and standards for implementing the future land use plan are defined within the Greater Bemidji Area's Land Use Plan as well as in the Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance. Land Development regulations are the foremost means of implementing the Comprehensive Plan and controlling land use in the Greater Bemidji Area. Two key instruments for zoning and land use in the Greater Bemidji Area is the Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance and the official Zoning Map.