What is an Overlay?

An Overlay is a zoning district that incorporates one or more underlying zones and imposes additional development requirements for that zone.

 

Newton County currently has three (3) Overlay Districts.

Almon/Crowell Rd Overlay District 

Division 450 of the 2009 Newton County Zoning Ordinance governs the Almon Overlay District.  

Almon Overlay excerpt 2009 Z-Ord working copy (through 7-15-14 final draft)

 

Brickstore Overlay district

Division 470 Of the 2009 Newton County Ordinance governs the Brickstore Overlay District.  

Brick Store Overlay Memo - ZOAMD16-002

Brick Store Overlay Ordinance Draft - Division 470 - ZOAMD16-002 - EXHIBIT B

Brick Store Overlay Map Draft - ZOAMD16-002 - EXHIBIT A

 

Salem Overlay District

Division 460 of the 2009 Newton County Zoning Ordinance governs the Salem Overlay District.  

Salem Overlay excerpt 2009 Z-Ord working copy (through 7-15-14 final draft)

 

Link to Official Zoning District Map for Overlays

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