Over 90% of the land in Clay County is zoned agricultural general. Other zoning districts are Agricultural Service centers, like Avenuerill, Baker, Downer, Kragnes, Rollag, and Rustad; Highway Commercial and Limited Highway Commercial; and Urban Expansion, which extends approximately 2 miles around the cities of Moorhead and Dilworth.
The overlay zoning districts are:
Landing Field Overlay
Aggregate Resource District
Wellhead Protection District
Biologically Significant Areas District
Flood Plain District.
The lakes in the county are zoned:
Special Protection-Low Development
To find out zoning information on a particular piece of property in rural Clay County, contact the Clay County Planning Office at 218-299-5002.
The incorporated cities of Clay County manage their own zoning and permitting for properties / structures within their cities. This includes the cities of: