Zoning & Planning

Development Services Team

The Planning & Zoning Division together with the Engineering, Building & Permits, and Economic Development Departments make up the City of Aurora's Development Services Team. This team of representatives meets with residents and developers before plans are submitted to answer any project related questions the petitioner may have and to inform them of our review and approval processes.

Helpful 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! 

Property Zoning Search

The Property Zoning Search tool provides the general public and other interested parties access to search-able 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 My Place Tool

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Try the Property Zoning Search Tool

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Zoning Map Books

View the past Zoning Map Books here. 

​Zoning Ordinance

Currently, the City of Aurora Zoning Ordinance is only available by viewing online at the link listed below. A printed version can be saved by selecting Print and printing or saving as a  PDF.

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.


Sign Ordinance

On December 21, 2021, Aurora City Council approved a new Sign Ordinance by Amending Chapter 41 of the Code of Ordinances.

Land Use Inquiries

For more specific planning & zoning questions: Land Use Inquiry (LUI) form. One of our planners will research your query and get back to you!  Please complete the form with as much detail as possible and allow us 3-5 business days to respond.