Land Development Code

Developing in St. Cloud
The Land Development Code (LDC) regulates how land may be developed within the City of St. Cloud. The LDC controls zoning, subdivision of land, landscaping, signs, parking, use and other aspects of development. The LDC also outlines the procedure for approval to formal public hearing processes.

Land Development Code
Table of Contents
Amendments and Modifications
Article 1 - Title, Purpose and Intent
Last amended: November 10, 2008
Article 16 - Off-Street Parking & Loading
Last amended: November 7, 2011
Article 2 - Code Administration
Last amended: November 10, 2008
Article 17 - Landscaping, Screening and Buffering
Last amended: March 26, 2012
Article 3 - Application Procedures
Last amended: November 19, 2012
Article 18 - Signs
Last amended: March 23, 2009
Article 4 - Land Use Applications and Enforcement
Last amended: February 9, 2015
Article 19 - Off-Site Development Standards
Last amended: February 9, 2015
Article 5 - Subdivision Application and Approval
Last amended: July 11, 2011
Article 20 - Nonconformities
Last amended: July 11, 2011
Article 6 - Zoning Districts
Last amended: July 11, 2011
Article 21 - Definitions
Last updates: February 9, 2015
Article 7 - Agricultural Districts
Last amended: July 13, 2015
Appendix A-1 - ESA Information
Information subject to change
Article 8 - Residential Districts
Last amended: July 13, 2015
Appendix A-2 - ESA Map
Information subject to change
Article 9 - Commercial Districts
Last amended: October 25, 2010
Appendix A-3 - ESA Inventory Table
Information subject to change
Article 10 - Industrial Districts
Last amended: October 25, 2010
Appendix B - Submission Requirements
Information subject to change
Article 11 - Special Purpose Districts
Last amended: December 2, 2013
Appendix C - Historic Districts
Information subject to change
Article 12 - Overlay District and Designated Areas
Last amended: October 10, 2011
Appendix D - Sign Area Calculations
Information subject to change
Article 13 - Design Standards
Last amended: November 10, 2008
Appendix E - Plant List
Information subject to change
Article 14 - Use Standards
Last amended: July 14, 2014
Appendix F - Permanent Stormwater Design Checklist
Information subject to change
Article 15 - On-Site Development Standards
Last amended: January 26, 2015
Appendix G - Alternative Stormwater Treatment Options
Information subject to change

Appendix H - Stormwater Easement & Maintenance Agreement Standard Documents
Information subject to change
Zoning Map
The City of St. Cloud's Zoning Map is managed through Property Search.
Instructions for Viewing the Current Zoning Map (PDF)