Skip to Main Content


Here is a list of commonly asked questions and brief answers for each.




Q. Does Creek County have any rules or regulations?

A. 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 are adequately secured.

Q. What is "Zoning?"

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.

Q. What is a "Lot-Split?"

A. A Lot-Split is the most simple form land division, and can result in the creation of two (2) tracts from the original tract.

Q. Do 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.

Q. What 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, grading, paving, excavation or drilling operations or storage of equipment or materials. All such development within the unincorporated areas of Creek County must receive a Floodplain Development Permit.