The Planning & Zoning Division is responsible for reviewing all development plans and ensuring their adherence to Aurora’s Zoning Ordinance. The Zoning Ordinance regulates things such as land use, lot size, setbacks, signage, parking, lighting, and landscaping, which help to manage the physical development of our city and the overall well-being of our communities.
The City of Aurora Zoning Ordinance is available in PDF format for downloading or viewing online. To download, please right-click the link and choose "Save as..." and save the PDF to your computer. A PDF viewer, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, is required to view the document.
Please note the "Last Revision" Ordinance Number, and please check back on a regular basis to ensure you have the latest version saved to your computer.
Planned Development Districts (PDDs) provide for large scale, unified land development under a plan description with development standards crafted to specific site conditions in order to:
•Encourage better coordinated development
•Promote land use diversification
•Allow for greater design flexibility through variation in bulk regulations
•Ensure compliance with land use policies
•Provide for economically beneficial development of public facilities and services