Zoning in Three Sentences

texas zoning lawZoning is the law controlling the types of structures that may be built in different geographical locations often, although not exclusively, within a municipality. The City of Dallas, for example, has established 11 different zoning districts under Chapter 51A of its city code. Texas municipalities are not always required to establish zoning rules.

In our Law 101 posts, we define terms, phrases, or concepts with the goal of conveying core information in order to set the stage for more complex discussions.

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