Benton County does not have zoning in the unincorporated areas of the county.
Benton County currently does enforce subdivision rules and regulations within the unincorporated areas.
The current regulations enforced in unincorporated Benton County regarding development are subdivision rules and regulations. These are rules which pertain to how a piece of property can be divided into smaller tracts or lots.
Additionally, the county also enforces regulations that pertain to commercial or industrial developments. Commercial or industrial developments in the county must receive approval from the Benton County Development Board prior to development.
The current regulations do not limit the uses of land for a particular piece of property. Although compatibility may be addressed under the current regulations, a property in unincorporated Benton County may generally be developed as desired by the property owner.