Land Use 

Land Use Policy

Plano will support a system of organized land use to provide greater housing and employment choices, where new and redevelopment areas respect existing neighborhoods and businesses. 
 
Land Use Action Statements


 Status
Review and evaluate the Zoning Ordinance and make appropriate amendments based on the
policies of the Comprehensive Plan.

inprogress
Evaluate the Future Land Use Map and Growth and Change Policy Map every
five years, or as necessary, to ensure land use descriptions are consistent with city-wide goals.

inprogress
Review development regulations and implement standards that configure development to
provide complementary uses and foster good connections using a combination of streets,
trails, and sidewalks for vehicular, pedestrian, and bicycle circulation.
inprogress
Identify areas for special investment zones such as Public Improvement Districts and Tax
Increment Financing Districts.
inprogress
Review and update the Zoning Map to resolve land use inconsistencies between the Future
Land Use Map
and the Zoning Map.
pending
Create regulations that incentivize the redevelopment of underperforming retail and multifamily
development.

pending
Review and ensure residential adjacency standards provide appropriate transitions in building
height and bulk that are sensitive to the physical character of adjoining neighborhoods.

inprogress
Develop locations for special area plans to focus development and redevelopment efforts.
inprogress
Develop criteria for review for mixed-use developments and update as necessary.
Community Design Assessment for Mixed-Use Developments (Draft)
inprogress

Supporting Materials and Resources
Land Use Plan
Connection Study
Growth and Change Map
Zoning and Land Development
Zoning Map Atlas