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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.

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R-40, R-15, R-10, R-7.5, R-6: Single-Famil...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Changes to Plat Review Process

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Plat Review Streamlining as Required by HB 3167 (2019)

The State of Texas recently amended Chapter 212 of the Local Government Code regarding the subdivision of property known as House Bill (HB 3167). This law is designed to ensure plat applications are pr...

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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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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. Users can also type CityofIrving.org/Zoning-Map into a browser to go there directly.
  2. If the GIS disclaimer sp...
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Download the iMAP Instructions Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Hiring for the 2020 Census now Underway

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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.

The Census Bureau already has begun recruiting people to work on ad...

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Learn about Irving's plans for the 2020 Census Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Is a Building Permit Needed?

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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.

Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work be...

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Planning and Zoning