County Code

The Jackson County Code is the code of ordinances of the county. The code contains the law of the county relating to county finances, planning and zoning, petty offenses, construction of buildings, and park operations, among many other subjects. Reference can be made to the code to determine whether Jackson County has a county ordinance relating to any particular subject.

Code Copies
For a copy of the code, or for answers to your questions about it, please contact the County Clerk's office or download PDF versions of the chapters you are interested in from the list below.

Current Code
The County Legislature enacts amendments and revisions to the County Code from time to time. The webmaster will make every effort to ensure that the online version of the code is current. However, before relying on the online code, the user is advised to contact the County Clerk to verify its accuracy.

  1. Section Chart (PDF)
  2. Repeal Chart (PDF)
  3. 00 Code Chapter Names and Numbers (PDF)
  4. 01 Construction of Ordinances (PDF)
  5. 02 Government (PDF)
  6. 05 Fiscal (PDF)
  7. 06 Affirmative Action Programs - Contractors (PDF)
  8. 07 County Personnel (PDF)
  9. 08 Deferred Compensation Plan (PDF)
  10. 09 Officers, Employees, Boards and Commissions (PDF)
  11. 10 Purchasing (PDF)
  12. 11 Sale of County Property owned by Jackson County (PDF)
  13. 12 Records Retention and Open Records (PDF)
  14. 13 Costs (PDF)
  15. 14 Miscellaneous Provisions (PDF)
  16. 15 Pension Plan (PDF)
  17. 16 Defense and Indemnification (PDF)
  18. 17 Disability Plan (PDF)
  19. 18 County Municipal Court (PDF)
  20. 19 Prevailing Wage Compliance Program (PDF)
  21. 20 Assessment and Taxation (PDF)
  22. 21 Collection of Delinquent Taxes (PDF)
  23. 23 Sales Tax (PDF)
  24. 24 Jackson County Sheltered Workshop (PDF)
  25. 25 Incorporation and Annexation Procedure (PDF)
  26. 28 County Urban Road System (PDF)
  27. 29 Blue Summit Sewer District No. 98 (PDF)
  28. 30 Solid Waste Management (PDF)
  29. 31 Sewer System Regulations and Fees (PDF)
  30. 32 Sewer District Financing (PDF)
  31. 33 Property Assessed Clean Energy Revised (PDF)
  32. 34 County Landfill Sites (PDF)
  33. 36 Stormwater Management (PDF)
  34. 40 Food Service Establishments (PDF)
  35. 41 Alcoholic Beverages (PDF)
  36. 42 Amusements (PDF)
  37. 43 Adult Live Entertainment and Adult Entertainment Businesses (PDF)
  38. 44 Nuisances (PDF)
  39. 45 Animal Control (PDF)
  40. 46 Weed Control (PDF)
  41. 47 Indigents (PDF)
  42. 48 Uniform Numbering System (PDF)
  43. 50 Park Fees (PDF)
  44. 50 Park Regulations (PDF)
  45. 51 Blasting (PDF)
  46. 52 Traffic Code (PDF)
  47. 53 Load Limits (PDF)
  48. 54 Building Code (PDF)
  49. 55 Petty Offense Code (PDF)
  50. 56 Fireworks (PDF)
  51. 57 Drug Paraphernalia (PDF)
  52. 58 Imitation Drugs (PDF)
  53. 60 Residential Facilities (PDF)
  54. 70 Sheriff (PDF)
  55. 72 Medical Examiner (PDF)
  56. 73 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDF)
  57. 74 Office of Ethics, Human Relations and Citizen Complaints (PDF)
  58. 75 Merit System Commission (PDF)
  59. 77 Charter Review Commission (PDF)
  60. 79 Tax Increment (PDF)
  61. 80 Department of Corrections (PDF)
  62. 81 Plan Commission (PDF)
  63. 83 Economic Development Commission (PDF)
  64. 84 Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PDF)
  65. 85 Solid Waste Management Advisory Board (PDF)
  66. 86 Board of Trustees Community Mental Health Fund (PDF)
  67. 87 Board of Domestic Violence Shelters (PDF)
  68. 88 Jackson County Sports Complex Authority (PDF)
  69. 89 Port Authority (PDF)
  70. 90 Department of Records (PDF)
  71. 91 Board of Equalization (PDF)
  72. 92 Jackson County Convention and Sports Complex Fund (PDF)
  73. 93 Anti-Drug Sales Tax (PDF)
  74. 94 Historic Resources (PDF)
  75. 95 Freedom Memorial Wall Commission (PDF)
  76. 240 Jackson County Unified Development Code (PDF)
  77. 241 Erosion and Sediment Control Code (PDF)
  78. 242 Illicit Discharges and Illegal Connections (PDF)
  79. 247 Oil and Gas (PDF)