Over 90% of the land in Clay County is zoned Agricultural General. Other zoning districts are Agricultural Service centers, like Averill, Baker, Downer, Kragnes, Rollag, and Rustad; Highway Commercial and Limited Highway Commercial; and Urban Expansion District Tiers 1 & 2, which extends approximately 2 miles around the cities of Moorhead and Dilworth.
The lakes, rivers & streams in the county are zoned Shoreland:
Special Protection District
Special Protection-Low Development
General Use District
The overlay zoning districts are:
Landing Field Overlay
Flood Hazard Zone
General Flood Plain
To find out zoning information on a particular piece of property in rural Clay County, contact the Clay County Planning Office at 218-299-5005 or use the Online Zoning Map tool to identify the zoning on a particular property.
The incorporated cities of Clay County manage their own zoning and permitting for properties / structures within their cities. This includes the cities of: