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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Planning and Zoning: Open for Business

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As a government entity, the Planning Department at the City of Irving remains open for business during this time of social distancing. While most of our staff is working from home, we continue to process your zoning and platting cases and respond to your ...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: March 26, 2020

2020 Census Self-Response Phase Extended

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The 2020 Census is underway! In response to the COVID-19 outbreak the U.S. Census Bureau extended the period in which people can respond online, phone or by mail through August 14.

Information collected in the 2020 Census will determine the congressional r...

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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.

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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

Sample Subdivision Plat

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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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