Purpose of Zoning
The Town of Westlake is a master-planned community. All development in the town must adhere to a set of stringent requirements document in the Westlake Code of ordinances and, in certain instances, in planned development documents.
Zoning promotes consistency across lands and protects existing property value and quality across communities. Furthermore, zoning allows the Town of Westlake to control density and intensity of land use as well as permitted uses and development standards for districts.
The Town of Westlake's Comprehensive Plan serves as the basis for all zoning.
The Zoning Ordinances for the Town of Westlake are part of the Westlake Municipal Code document maintained by Municipal Code Corporation.
The Unified Development Code is contained in Chapter 26 of The Town of Westlake Municipal Code.
|Abbreviated Designation||Zoning||Minimum Lot Size|
|R-5||Country Residential||5 acres|
|R-2||Rural Residential||2 acres|
|R-1||Estate Residential||1 acre|
|RA||Residential Airport||1 acre|
|MF||Multifamily Residential||200,000 s.f.|
|LR||Local Retail||40,000 s.f.|
|O||Office Park||200,000 s.f.|
|O-C||Office Campus||200,000 s.f.|
|O-H||Office Park - Hotel||200,000 s.f.|
|O-I||Office - Industrial Park||200,000 s.f.|
|PD||Planned Development||Depends on PD|
|GU||Government Use||no min.|
Planning and Zoning Meeting
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