Land Development Regulations (LDRs)

Purpose Statement

On March 5, 2015, the City of Galveston officially adopted the "Land Development Regulations of 2015," thus replacing the "1991 Zoning Standards." These regulations provide guidance and standards for the orderly development and redevelopment of land and associated public infrastructure, facilities, and amenities in accordance with the "City of Galveston 2011 Comprehensive Plan."

Community Goals

Provide information regarding how your services directly or indirectly affect the daily lives of citizens. Some examples include:

  • Promote the public health, safety, morals, and/or general welfare
  • Promoting the safe, orderly development of the municipality
  • Lessen congestion on streets
  • Provide adequate light and air
  • Facilitate the adequate provision of transportation

Land Development Regulations (LDRs)

The Planning & Development Division and City Council are in the process of revising the "Land Development Regulations of 2015." 

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