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Frequently Asked Questions

AM I REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A PERMIT BEFORE I CLEAR A LOT FOR A NEW HOUSE?

Yes, the Zoning Ordinance requires that you obtain a Zoning Permit before you begin work on any addition to your house.

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CAN I GET PERMIT APPLICATIONS ON-LINE?

Yes. Permit Applications are available on-line or by fax from our office.

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CAN I PLACE A MOBILE HOME IN THE CITY LIMITS OF VALLEY?

No. Mobile homes are not allowed in the City of Valley, but Manufactured Homes are allowed in specific zoning districts. Please, check with the Planning and Development Department on the areas that allow Manufactured Homes.

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CAN I PLACE A UTILITY BUILDING OR OTHER STRUCTURE ON MY PROPERTY?

Yes, Utility Buildings or Structures other than houses are considered Accessory Structures and must conform to the regulations of the Zoning Ordinance.

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DO I NEED A PERMIT TO ADD A ROOM TO MY HOME?

Yes. The Zoning Ordinance requires that you obtain a Zoning Permit before you begin work on any addition to your house.

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DO I NEED A PERMIT TO BUILD A FENCE ON MY LOT?

Yes. Fences are regulated by the Zoning Ordinance.

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DO I NEED A PERMIT TO PLACE A SIGN ON MY BUSINESS?

Yes, you must submit to the Planning and Development Department a completed sign permit application along with drawings showing dimensions and location of sign on building.

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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET A PIECE OF PROPERTY REZONED?

9 to 10 weeks, depending on when the rezoning application is received in our office.

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IF I APPLY FOR REZONING ON A PIECE OF PROPERTY, IS IT CERTAIN TO BE APPROVED?

No. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the issue, and if they approve the request, it will be placed before the City Council for their approval or disapproval.

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IS THERE A CHARGE FOR A REZONING REQUEST?

Yes. A $100.00 non-refundable fee is due when the application is returned to the Planning and Development Department. This fee covers the cost of required legal advertisements.

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