Town of Boone, NC

Development Ordinance

The Unified Development Ordinance is a consolidation of most Town of Boone ordinances and regulations related to the development and use of property into one document. See a list of Unified Development Ordinance FAQs here. 

Copies of the Unified Development Ordinance are available for purchase at the Development Services Department or you may read and print any Sections of interest by following the links below. PDFs of each article are available. You may download the UDO in its entirety (PDF-5MB) or its Table of Contents (PDF-88KB).

Article I: General Provisions

Article II: Basic Definitions and Interpretations

Article III:Administrative Mechanisms

Article IV: Permits and Final Plat Approval

Article V: Appeals, Variances, Interpretations

Article VI: Hearing Procedures for Appeals/Applications

Article VII: Enforcement and Review

Article VIII: Nonconforming Situations

Article IX: Zoning Districts and Zoning Map

Article X: Permissible Uses

Article XI: Supplementary Use Regulations

Article XII: Intensity Regulations

Article XIII: Watershed Protection

Article XIV: Streets and Sidewalks

Article XV: Utilities

Article XVI: Grading, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

Article XVII: Floodplains, Drainage & Storm Water Management

Article XVIII: Signs

Article XIX: Parking

Article XX: Landscape Standards

Article XXI: Amendments

Article XXII: Commercial Development Appearance Standards

Article XXIII: Historic Preservation

Appendix A: Information Required with Applications

Appendix B: Guide For Landscaping


The form is in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required. If you do not have Acrobat, click here to download a free copy.