Zoning Facts & Resources
Why does zoning matter?
Because zoning affects your property, your neighborhood, and our City. And, a zoning code should provide a framework for sensible, fair and smart land use planning.
And, zoning really does matter to Philadelphia since the voters called for the creation of a Zoning Code Commission to reform our outdated and complex Code.
To better understand how zoning matters to you . . .
- Learn the basics about zoning with our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Learn how the remapping process works in Philadelphia
- Learn about Philadelphia's zoning and planning hstory
- Learn about the resources available to you: