Composite Zoning Ordinance

The Composite Zoning Ordinance establishes development standards for property within the city limits, excluding the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) district.

The ordinance includes site development standards for all of the zoning districts in Leander, each of which are comprised of three components:

  • General use
  • Site standards
  • Architectural standards

The ordinance is designed to be contextually adaptive, form integrated, and administratively flexible. It also provides guidelines for special use permits.

Other topics include:

  • Descriptions of zoning district components
  • Landscape and tree ordinance
  • Off-street parking requirements
  • Building setbacks
  • Accessory structures
  • Wireless communication ordinance
  • Special use permit
  • Non-conforming uses and structures
  • Home occupations
  • Site development ordinance
  • Zoning variance procedures
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