Zoning Information

The Stutsman County Zoning Ordinance is available in PDF format at http://www.co.stutsman.nd.us/files/zoning_info.pdf. It is intended that the establishment of this ordinance will promote orderly and non conflicting uses of land and property, protect property rights, ensure the provisions of adequate public services and promote conservation of land, water and other natural resources.

National Flood Insurance Program Ordinance (October, 2011) (PDF)

Floodplain Management Addendum To The Stutsman County Zoning Ordinance (PDF)

Permit Applications are also available online at http://www.co.stutsman.nd.us/files/application_for_permit.pdf.

Some townships within the County have their own Zoning Officers. Please refer to the following list if you have questions in specific townships.

  • Ashland - Wendy Widman (712) 870-4183
  • Buchanan - Jeremy Rittenbach (701) 252-0658
  • Bloom - Cheryl Haskin (701) 320-3305
  • Corwin - Beverly Orr (701) 489-3351
  • Eldridge - Mike Robyt (701) 763-6441
  • Fried - Eric Cysewski (701) 252-5494
  • Homer - Diane Carlson (701) 269-1253
  • Jim River Valley - Joel Lees (701) 252-7224
  • Lippert - Rhonda Michel (701) 763-6259
  • Midway - Jane Trautman (701) 320-1688
  • Rose - Beth Dooley (701) 251-2188
  • Spiritwood - Dale Van Erem (701) 251-1426
  • Sydney - John Hatlewick (701) 489-3559
  • Winfield - Lori Carlson (701) 489-3556
  • Woodbury - Duane Anderson (701) 252-2337
  • Ypsilanti - Harriet Lien (701) 489-3381

Crew Housing Zoning Ordinance

On July 16th, 2013, the County incorporated a crew housing section into its zoning ordinance. The section may be inspected by the public and copied from or at either this web site, http://www.co.stutsman.nd.us/files/crew_camp_final_draft.pdf, the State's Attorney's Office, the Auditor's Office or the Recorder's Office between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on any business weekday. The nature, scope and purpose of the adopted resolution is to provide a framework for siting, construction and operation of crew housing facilities in the county that will preserve the safety and wellbeing of the residents and facilitate equitable and orderly development.

Wind Turbine Zoning Ordinance

On July 7th, 2009, the County incorporated a wind turbine section into its zoning ordinance. The section may be inspected by the public and copied from or at either this web site, http://www.co.stutsman.nd.us/files/wind_turbine_zoning_public.pdf, the State's Attorney's Office, the Auditor's Office or the Recorder's Office between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on any business weekday. The nature, scope and purpose of the adopted resolution is to provide a framework for siting, construction and operation of wind energy facilities in the county that will preserve the safety and wellbeing of the residents and facilitate equitable and orderly development.