Zoning and Urban Development

Public/Private Partnerships

by Angela Hunt April 28, 2016 During my eight years on the Dallas City Council, I saw many economic development projects make their way through City Hall’s complex approval process. There is a myriad of economic development tools used by the City of Dallas to incentivize redevelopment and encourage improvements to the public realm. Based […]

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Dallas Zoning 101

What is zoning?  Zoning is the division of land into districts. These districts have zoning regulations and limitations on land use, building height, setbacks, lot size, population density, coverage, and floor-area ratio.  The purpose of zoning is to facilitate the organization of the city and its neighborhoods, and to promote good urban planning. Before a person […]