Planning and Zoning

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    What is this Zoning District?

    Public and private schools, religious institutions or houses of worship, and nonprofit cultural institutions, public utilities, government buildings and facilities are allowable in all zoning districts. Other uses are restricted to specific districts. Read on...
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    Changes to Plat Review Process

    The State of Texas recently adopted HB 3167 which enacts new laws regarding the subdivision of land. In order to submit a successful application, it is important to know what is expected. Read on...
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    Rewriting the Zoning Ordinance

    The City of Irving’s zoning ordinance was written in 1964. With "Imagine Irving", residents set forth a bold new vision for the future. The City of Irving needs to update its tools to achieve that vision. Read on...
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    How to Find a Property’s Zoning

    First time using the city's Interactive Map? Use this step-by-step tutorial to find a property's zoning quickly. Read on...
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    Hiring for the 2020 Census now Underway

    The hiring of hundreds of thousands of temporary workers for the 2020 Census — often described as the nation’s largest civilian mobilization — has kicked off. Read on...
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    Is a Building Permit Needed?

    The City of Irving Inspections Department reminds residents that permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building. Read on...
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A Vision for the Future

Irving 2017 Comprehensive Plan - Brochure Cover Opens in new windowAdopted in July 2017, the Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan will guide the city as it transitions from a focus on new development to encouraging redevelopment and enhancing existing neighborhoods and commercial areas. 

The goal is to ensure an economically sustainable future where the infrastructure, housing and service needs of future residents and property owners can be met without reliance upon outside funding sources.

Read the 2017 Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan (PDF)

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Thank you for contacting Planning and Zoning, a division of the City of Irving Planning and Community Development Department. For Planning and Zoning questions, expect an answer within two business days. For immediate assistance, please call (972) 721-2424.

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