The unincorporated areas of Lake County are regulated by the provisions of Chapter 151:Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) of the Lake County Code of Ordinances.
Under Chapter 151 (UDO) and accompanying Zoning Maps, the unincorporated areas of the County are divided into various Zoning Districts, within which various uses are classified as permitted uses, conditional uses, and uses not allowed. The UDO provides specific standards for certain listed uses. The UDO also contains regulations relating to:
Density and dimensional (height and setback) standards
Off-street parking, loading, landscaping, lighting and signage
Site capacity, site plan review and natural resource protection