Zoning

Purpose of Zoning

The Town of Westlake is a master-planned community. All development in the town must adhere to a set of stringent requirements document in the Westlake Code of ordinances and, in certain instances, in planned development documents.

Zoning promotes consistency across lands and protects existing property value and quality across communities. Furthermore, zoning allows the Town of Westlake to control density and intensity of land use as well as permitted uses and development standards for districts.

The Town of Westlake's Comprehensive Plan serves as the basis for all zoning.

Zoning Ordinances

The Zoning Ordinances for the Town of Westlake are part of the Westlake Municipal Code document maintained by Municipal Code Corporation.

The Unified Development Code is contained in Chapter 26 of The Town of Westlake Municipal Code.

Zoning Districts

The Town of Westlake is divided into zones, or districts as shown on the Zoning Map. Zoning districts established according to Chapter 102 of the Codes and Ordinances are as follows:

Abbreviated Designation
Zoning
Minimum Lot Size
R-5
Country Residential
5 acres
R-2
Rural Residential
2 acres
R-1
Estate Residential
1 acre
RA
Residential Airport
1 acre
MF
Multifamily Residential
200,000 s.f.
LR
Local Retail
40,000 s.f.
O
Office Park
200,000 s.f.
O-C
Office Campus
200,000 s.f.
O-H
Office Park - Hotel
200,000 s.f.
O-I
Office - Industrial Park
200,000 s.f.
PD
Planned Development
Depends on PD
GU
Government Use
no min.


Planning and Zoning Meeting

For official Agendas and Minutes, click here.