Zoning


What is zoning?
Zoning involves the regulation of the use and development of real estate. Zoning is a land use tool afforded to cities to protect the health, safety and general welfare of the community. Residents can find out how their property is zoned through the City of Forney Zoning Map. The City has also provided residents with other maps online, including the Kaufman County Precinct Map and Thoroughfare Plan Map

How can residents or developers find more information regarding the City's zoning ordinance? Interested parties may review the City of Forney "Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance". Those who wish to submit an application, must fill out the Zoning Application Packet and turn in the completed packet to the Community Development office, 101 E. Amiee St. 

Other documents of interest for zoning regulations include:

What is a Plat? 
A plat is a survey of land which identifies the boundaries of the property and any easements, flood zones, roadway and access rights-of-way. A recorded official plat is required for the subdivision of land into smaller lots where the purpose of the owner is to establish building lots, or to dedicate street rights-of-way, easements or parks. A replat is also considered a plat. The City has plat 

The City of Forney has requirements for various plats that are listed below:

Forney Zoning Map 2015