The Importance of Lot Legality

If you own property, and you have a land use goal you would like to pursue through Jackson County, you will go through a lot legality review. It is not uncommon for a property owner to apply for a County… [Read More]

Resource Districts

In our last blog, we focused on Jackson County zoning districts, and why they exist. Some of the zoning districts in Jackson County are resource districts, which are a little different from all other zoning districts in the County. Resource… [Read More]

Jackson County Zoning Districts

Zoning districts are a vital part of land planning. If there were no zoning districts, there would be no rules to determine what types of residential uses and businesses can exist in specified areas throughout the County. In other words,… [Read More]

Nonconforming and Pre-existing Uses in Jackson County

Code Enforcement and Nonconforming Uses If you have recently been contacted by Jackson County Code Enforcement, you may find that the use of your property isĀ nonconforming with the current standards. This may mean that the use was established prior to… [Read More]

Aggregate Permit in Jackson County, Oregon

Obtaining An Aggregate Permit Aggregate permits are often the most complex and, unfortunately, expensive permits to obtain in Jackson County. All mining, whether for aggregate resources or precious metals, must be reviewed and permitted not only by Jackson County, but… [Read More]

Proving Legal Access To Build A Home

Are you planning to build a home on your land? If you want to build a home, one of the many requirements you will have to meet isĀ proving you have legal access to that home. If your property is outside… [Read More]

Introduction of House Bill 3615 for Jackson County, Josephine County, and Douglas County

Jackson County Residents: Rural Jackson County residents keep your hopes up. There is a chance that House Bill 3615 will be re-introduced with the Oregon legislature this February, 2012. How Jackson County Will Be Affected: If this bill passes, it… [Read More]