The Cedar Rapids Zoning Ordinance, as set forth in the text of Chapter 32 and the Official Zoning Map, is adopted with the purpose of improving and protecting the public health, safety, comfort, convenience, and general welfare of the people.
- Full Chapter 32 Zoning Code
- March 2019 Proposed Chapter 32 Amendments
- Zoning Viewer (Note: Google Chrome does not support the Zoning Viewer. Please use an alternate browser.)
Here you'll find convenient access to forms, timelines and frequently-asked questions. The City's GIS Database allows user-initiated searches of zoning designations.
An application for a permit to develop property within the FEMA-regulated floodplain is available. The Floodplain Development Ordinance is also provided.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Floodplain Regulations
- Home Occupations
- How Do I Get A Variance?
- Sign Regulations
- What's My Property Zoned?
- Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens
- Urban Chickens
Please note that the City’s municipal code can be found here and does not include Chapter 32. The City Council approved Chapter 32 can only be found on this webpage and any questions about the current version may be directed to the Community Development Department at 286-5041 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Adjustment
Minor and Major Erosion Control Permits (Former Fill and Rubble Permit Requests)
Working in the Public Right-of-Way
Municode (for searching other sections of the City's code)
Future Land Use Viewer