Zoning & Subdivision Ordinances
Below are the ordinances that help guide development in Midlothian. They contain the regulations and requirements necessary for orderly and quality growth inside the City.
| Code of Ordinances
||A direct link to all the City's ordinances hosted by Franklin Legal Publishing.|
| Eagle Ford Shale Standards
|| The City's adopted standards for construction on the west side of Midlothian dealing with expansive soils.
| Ellis County Subdivision Regulations
|| If your property is located in the ETJ, you will also have to follow the County's regulations. When there is a conflict between 2 or more regulations, the strictest regulation will apply.
*Please contact Ellis County for a copy of their regulations*
| Planned Development (PD) Ordinances
|| Contains all the regulations for all the planned developments found within the City. These are not available in the Zoning Ordinance as these are separate, stand-alone ordinances that govern a unique development.
| Subdivision Rules & Regulations
|| Contains all the regulations regarding the platting or subdivision of property in the City limits and in the ETJ (extraterritorial jurisdiction).
| Zoning Map
|| The City's official Zoning Map, which contains the different zoning districts across the City.
| Zoning Ordinance
|| Contains the minimum lot area, building height, setbacks, requirements on signage, landscaping, fencing, parking, etc.
The Planning Department is in the process of creating a simplified development guide designed for citizens and developers in an effort to better understand the development regulations through visual representation.
|Midlothian Development Guide||expected soon|
If you have any questions regarding any of our regulations or wish to set up a meeting, please contact:
Alberto Mares, AICP
Planning Manager, Planning Division
City of Midlothian