County Planning, Zoning, and Recreation on Natural Streams and Waterways (Missouri)

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Place Missouri

Applies to States or Provinces Missouri
Name County Planning, Zoning, and Recreation on Natural Streams and Waterways (Missouri)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Opt-in: Local county governments

Last Review 2014-09-15


This legislation contains provisions pertaining to local planning and zoning issues, particularly regarding sites adjacent to natural streams and waterways. Certain counties are authorized to form county planning commissions, which direct and oversee planning and zoning decisions. Plans for developments or public improvements are subject to approval by county planning commissions, and commissions may also regulate the types of structures permissible on land in their jurisdiction. This legislation also addresses land acquisition for landfill purposes in certain counties. No additional restrictions are placed by this legislation on open-cut or strip mining; commercial structures are permitted in all districts except those zoned for residential or recreational use.

Policy Contact

Department County Governments


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Mo. Rev. Stat. 64