Land Development Regulations
Each Section of the Delray Beach Land Development Regulations is provided below, and should be used for informational purposes only in researching for or beginning a new development proposal. It is strongly encouraged that a member of Staff be consulted prior to submitting any development proposal. The last update of the LDRs occured on October 14, 2014, and is reflected in the links below.
NOTE: Staff is presently updating the LDRs in accordance with those Ordinances which have been approved by the City Commission since October 1, 2014. Please refer to those Ordinances listed on the LDR Updates page.
Article 4.5 Overlay and Environmental Management Districts Section 4.5.1 provides regulations applicable to historic districts and those properties which are individually listed on the Local Register of Historic Places. Compliance with these regulations is required in addition to those for each zoning district.
Article 4.6 Supplemental District Regulations Article 4.6 includes Special District Boundary Treatments-4.6.4, regulations for walls, fences, and hedges-4.6.5, Signs-4.6.7, Lighting-4.6.8, Parking-4.6.9, Sight Visibility-4.6.14, Swimming Pools-4.6.15, Landscaping-4.6.16, Architectural Elevations and Aesthetics-4.6.18, Trees-4.6.19.