Base zone districts were established to regulate and allow a diversity of land uses. The Zoning Ordinance, which contains detailed zoning regulations, can be viewed on the Department website at

Specific uses may be allowed in one (1) district or in several zone districts. For example, a tobacco processing facility is an intensive use that is authorized only in the M-3 District, while the office of a travel agent is authorized throughout the commercial and industrial districts. A single family residence is authorized “by right” in residential districts but is only allowed in commercial and industrial districts, if the residence is used as a proprietor’s quarters.