Henderson County Zoning Ordinance

"The Fiscal Court of the County of Henderson does adopt as follows:

In pursuance of the authority granted by Kentucky Revised Statutes, Chapter 100, Section 100.201 through 100.271, to a legislative body to regulate and restrict the height, number of stories, and size of buildings and other structures, the percentage of the lot that may be occupied, the size of yards, courts and open spaces, the density of population, and the location and use of buildings, structures and land for trade, industry, residence, or other purposes, that the County of Henderson be divided into districts as herein after described, and that the regulations, restrictions, and boundaries of districts shall be established, enforced and amended as provided in this Regulation.

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Zoning Regulations and districts as herein set forth have been made in order to promote public health, safety, morals and general welfare of the community, to facilitate orderly and harmonious development and the visual character of the community, and to regulate the density of population and intensity of land use in order to provide for adequate light and air. Further, these regulations provide for vehicular fire and police protection and preventing the overcrowding of land, blight, danger and congestion in the circulation of people and commodities and the loss of life, health or prosperity from fire, flood and other dangers. It is further employed to protect airports, highways and other transportation facilities, public facilities, including schools and public grounds, commercial, industrial, residential, farmland and other specific uses which warrant special protection by the Community."

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