Code of Ordinances

Story County Code of Ordinances (laws) for the unincorporated areas (outside cities) in Story County are found in the Story County Book of Ordinances. The Book of Ordinances is located in the Auditor’s office at the Administration Building, 900 6th Street, Nevada, IA.

Ordinances are passed by the Board of Supervisors by majority vote at two or three public meetings depending on the procedure used. Notice of a proposed ordinance and the times of public meetings dealing with the ordinance are published in advance in local newspapers by the Board of Supervisors.

Ordinances determine or regulate everyday issues such as tax dollar use, building requirements, water, health and other matters of common concern.

Code of Ordinances

View the searchable online version of the Story County Code of Ordinances.

The following ordinances will be incorporated into the online Story County Code of Ordinances with the next supplement:

Ordinance 293 Amending Chapter 80, Floodplain Management Program, approved May 18, 2021
Ordinance 295 Amending Chapter 32, Road Identification and Address Numbering System, approved August 31, 2021
Ordinance 296  Amending Chapter 89, Home Businesses and Signs, Chapter 85.08 Definitions and Chapter 92.10 Required Permits of the Story Land Development Regulations, approved October 12, 2021 
Ordinance 297 Amending Chapter 86, District Requirements, and Chapter 85.08 Definitions of the Story Land Development Regulations, approved October 26, 2021
Ordinance 298 Amending Chapter 86, District Requirements, Chapter85.08 Definitions, and Chapter 88 General Site Planning Standards of the Story County Land Development Regulations, approved December 21, 2021
Ordinance 299 Amending the Official Zoning Map of Story County, Iowa, approved December 21, 2021
Ordinance  300 Establishing Voting Precincts in Story County in Response to the Federal Decennial Census, approved December 28, 2021
Ordinance 301 Aquatic Facilities, approved  January 25, 2022
Ordinance 302 Amending Chapter 80, Floodplain Management Program, approved February 8, 2022
Ordinance 303 Establishing Voting Precincts in Story County in Response to the Federal Decennial Census, approved May 3, 2022
Ordinance 304 Amending Chapters 85, 91, 92 and 93 of the Story County Land Development Regulations, approved June 7, 2022
Ordinance 305 Amending Chapter 20 General Assistance Program, approved June 28, 2022    

 

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