Zoning

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.

Zoning Ordinance


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.

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Helpfu​l Zoning Tools

My Place

The My Place tool is a virtual mapping application that provides residents with useful information related to where the residents lives, as well as other addresses in Aurora. 

With My Place you can find out your address information, ward, trash pickup, nearest fire station, local library, schools nearby and school district information, park district, county, and more!

Try the My Place Tool

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Property Zoning Search


The Property Zoning Search tool provides the general public and other interested parties access to searchable and interactive information about property zoning within City of Aurora, IL jurisdiction.

To get this information, click a feature on the map or search by entering address, or Parcel ID (PIN) after clicking the magnifying glass.

Try the Property Search Tool

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Zoning Map Books

View the 2017 and other past zoning map books

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Planned Development Districts


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