is a list of commonly asked questions and brief answers for each.
Does Creek County have any rules or regulations?
Yes. Creek County regulates
the use of land through the Creek
County Zoning Regulations, and the division of land through the Creek
County Subdivision Regulations. These
regulations provide a means by which the County can be developed and maintained
in an orderly, safe, and beneficial manner for the good of all citizens of Creek
County. These regulations also help
to protect and maintain property values, and afford the citizens of Creek County
an assurance that the use and enjoyment of their properties is adequately
A. “Zoning” refers to a common method of land use
regulation. Land uses are authorized
in specific “zones,” or Zoning Districts, and these Zoning Districts are
designed to provide for the protection of land uses within them, by the
separation of incompatible land uses. For
example, heavy industrial land uses and residential land uses should be kept at
a reasonable distance from each other, to ensure that the sound, dust,
artificial lighting, truck traffic, etc. commonly generated by such industrial
uses does not impair the use and enjoyment of the residences for residential
purposes. Such industrial uses are
designed to be located in industrial Zoning Districts, and residential uses are
designed to be located in residential Zoning Districts.
is my property zoned?
A. You can view a Zoning Map of every section
Note: Select the Zoning Map by Section, Township, and Range in that order.
is a “Lot-Split?”
A. A “Lot-Split” is a form of land division.
When any property would be divided such that any part of the original
tract would contain less than 10 acres, the Creek
County Subdivision Regulations requires SMAPC approval.
A Lot-Split is the most simple form land division, and can result in the
creation of two (2) tracts from the original tract.
A land division causing the creation of three (3) or more tracts requires
the approval of a Minor Subdivision Plat or a Major Subdivision Plat.
I build or move on a second dwelling on my property?
Zoning Map shows my property to be in an A-1 General Agricultural District.
Are there any restrictions on mobile homes or manufactured homes?
A. In the A-1 Zoning District, mobile and manufactured homes
are permitted “by right,” meaning no special zoning approval is required, on
tracts of land containing 8.0 acres or more, limited to one (1) per tract.
On tracts containing 2.5 acres but not quite 8.0 acres, mobile and
manufactured homes are permitted upon the approval of an application
for Special Exception, limited to one (1) per tract.
I need a building permit?
A. At the present time, Creek County is not issuing building
permits or doing inspections for areas in unincorporated Creek County.
does it mean if my property is in a “floodplain?”
A. In accordance with the requirements of the National
Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Creek County regulates all development
within the 100-year (1 % chance) regulatory floodplain.
“Development” means any man-made change in
improved and unimproved real estate, including
but not limited to buildings or other structures, mining, dredging, filling,
excavation or drilling operations or storage of equipment or materials. All such
development within the unincorporated areas of Creek County must receive a Floodplain
have a question that is not listed above. How
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telephone (918) 227-6369.
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