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A. District Intent. The A2 (general agricultural) district is intended to be used as follows:

Use, Type, and Intensity.

General agricultural operations

Application of District.

Existing agriculturally used land

Development Standards.

Enact development standards to maximize protection of traditional agricultural practices

Appropriate Adjacent Districts.

CO, PR, A1, A2, A3, A4, R1, R2, VR, M1, M2, MP, IS, LB, GC, HC, CP, I1, I2, and HI

Plan Commission.

Discourage “strip residential” development along County roads

Encourage conservation subdivisions

Board of Zoning Appeals.

Protect the integrity of land and operations within the general agricultural district

B. Permitted Uses.

Accessory Permitted Uses.

Agricultural tourism

Bio-diesel production ≤ 5,000 gallons per year with on-site consumption

Home business (type 1)

Home business (type 2)

Roadside sales

Wind turbine system, large

Wind turbine system, small

Agricultural Permitted Uses.

Agricultural crop production

Agricultural crop production, organic

Agricultural products, storage


Hobby farming


Plant nursery, wholesale

Raising of farm animals

Stable (private)

Tree farm, wholesale


Residential Permitted Uses.

Dwelling, single-family detached

Fair housing facility (small)

C. Special Exception Uses.

Accessory Special Exception Uses.

Home business (type 3)

Home enterprise kennel

Land application operation

Meteorological tower

Agricultural Special Exception Uses.

Agricultural products, processing

Stable (public)

Commercial Special Exception Uses.

Commercial solar energy systems


Residential Special Exception Uses.

Bed and breakfast [Ord. 3-4-19A; Ord. 9-4-12A § 1; Ord. 12-27-11 § 2.07.]