Ordinances & Codes

Ordinance Revisions Open House on March 15, 2017

Several Lake County departments are revising some of their ordinances and will hold an open house for public input on March 15, 2017. Learn more.

About County Ordinances

An ordinance is an act of the County Board creating a local law of a general and permanent nature in unincorporated Lake County. Some of Lake County’s key ordinances are included below: 

Code of Ordinances Portal The Code of Ordinances is a compilation of Lake County's regulatory ordinances. Administrative ordinances are not incorporated. 

Other Ordinances

Ethics Ordinance
Public Nuisance Ordinance 
Purchasing Ordinance 
Watershed Development Ordinance