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.
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: