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Posted on: September 1, 2022

A Draft 2022 Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan

Depicts Draft Cover for the Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan

Originally adopted in 2017, the Imagine Irving Comprehensive Plan outlines the city’s vision of creating a strong, vibrant community ready for decades to come. Five years into the plan, city leaders are re-examining the original recommendations are sugges...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Why Does Zoning Exist?

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Zoning is the set of rules that determine how a piece of land is used. Every piece of private property in the city is assigned a zoning district. Some zoning districts restrict land to a specific type of use, such as industrial, commercial or residential....

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Did You Receive a Public Notice?

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When a public notice (zoning change request) is received, the Planning Department is asking for assistance in guiding the future of the city. The notice, consisting of three or four pages, is most likely about a request a neighbor is making to change the ...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 13, 2021

A New Housing Plan

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The population of Irving is growing by about 3,000 residents each year, and the city adds about 1,000 new houses or apartment units every year to support that growth. But the newly added inventory is not keeping pace with demand, and rising prices make it...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 11, 2019

What is this Zoning District?

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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.

Residential

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Rewriting the Zoning Ordinance

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A Unified Development Ordinance?

It’s time to update the city’s development codes. The City of Irving’s zoning ordinance was written in 1964 and subdivision ordinance was adopted in 1990. Inspired by the vision set forth by th...

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Irving Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

How to Find a Property’s Zoning

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First time using the city's Interactive Map? Use this step-by-step tutorial to find a property's zoning quickly.

  1. Visit the Interactive Map website
  2. If the GIS disclaimer splash screen displays, select the "Do not show this a...
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Download the iMAP Instructions Irving Planning and Zoning