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The City's Land Development Regulations are now available on Municode.

HELPFUL HINT: To find more information on the Ordinances referenced next to those LDRs which have been amended, go to the City Clerk's page and look up the Ordinance number within the Document Archives.

Zoning Districts
Please refer to the Zoning Map to find which district regulations are applicable for each property.

LDR Amendments
Municode is updated each March and October; those LDR Amendments which are approved between updates are listed below:

Ordinance 17-17, Sidewalk Cafe: AMENDING ARTICLE 6.3 “USE AND WORK IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY” OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS OF THE CITY OF DELRAY BEACH BY AMENDING SECTION 6.3.3 “SIDEWALK CAFE” TO ELIMINATE REGULATIONS FOR SIDEWALK CAFES LOCATED ON PRIVATE PROPERTY; AMENDING SECTION 6.3.3 (A) “PERMIT AND FEES” TO ADD LEASING FEES; AMENDING SECTION 6.3.3 (F) “REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE USE, DESIGN, AND MAINTENANCE OF A SIDEWALK CAFE” TO CREATE TWO ZONES.
Approved by the City Commission on

Ordinance 19-17, Tree Preservation: REPEALING SECTION 4.6.19, “TREE PRESERVATION, PROTECTION, ENFORCEMENT, AND MAINTENANCE” AND READOPTING SAME, AS REVISED IN ORDER TO PRESERVE, PROTECT, ENFORCE AND MAINTAIN TREES.
Adopted by the City Commission on August 2, 2017.

Ordinance 23-17, Workforce Housing: AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY AMENDING ARTICLE 4.7, “FAMILY/WORKFORCE HOUSING”, SECTION 4.7.7, “FOR SALE HOUSING UNITS”; SECTION 4.7.8, “RESALE AND SUBSEQUENT RENTALS OF AFFORDABLE UNITS”; SECTION 4.7.9, “GENERAL PROVISIONS;” TO REMOVE DEED RESTRICTIONS FOR CERTAIN PROPERTIES.
Adopted by the CIiy Commission on July 6, 2017


Ordinance 25-17, Community Residences: AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY AMENDING ARTICLE 2.4, “GENERAL PROCEDURES”, SECTION 2.4.7(G), “REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATION” IN ORDER TO UPDATE SAME; AMENDING ARTICLE 4.3, “DISTRICT REGULATIONS; GENERAL PROVISIONS”, BY REPEALING SECTION 4.3.3(I), “COMMUNITY RESIDENTIAL HOMES AND GROUP HOMES” IN ITS ENTIRETY AND ENACTING A NEW SECTION 4.3.3(I), “COMMUNITY RESIDENCES FOR WHICH A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT IS REQUIRED” IN ORDER TO PROVIDE CRITERIA FOR ISSUING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENCES AND AMENDING SECTION 4.3.3 (ZZZ), “TRANSIENT RESIDENTIAL USE”, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENCES; AMENDING ARTICLE 4.4, “BASE ZONING DISTRICT”, SECTIONS 4.4.1, “AGRICULTURAL ZONE DISTRICT (A)”; 4.4.2, “RURAL RESIDENTIAL (RR) ZONE DISTRICT”; 4.4.3, “SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL (R-1) DISTRICT”, 4.4.5, “LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (RL) DISTRICT”; 4.4.6, “MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (RM) DISTRICT”; 4.4.7, “PLANNED RESIDENTIAL (PRD) DISTRICT”; 4.4.9 “GENERAL COMMERCIAL (GC) DISTRICT”; 4.4.13, “CENTRAL BUSINESS (CBD) DISTRICT”; 4.4.17, “RESIDENTIAL OFFICE(RO) DISTRICT”; 4.4.21, “COMMUNITY FACILITIES (CF) DISTRICT”; 4.4.24, “OLD SCHOOL SQUARE HISTORIC ARTS DISTRICT (OSSHAD)”; 4.4.25, “SPECIAL ACTIVITIES DISTRICT (SAD)” AND 4.4.29, “MIXED  RESIDENTIAL, OFFICE AND COMMERCIAL (MROC) DISTRICT”, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENCES AMONG THE LIST OF PERMITTED AND CONDITIONAL USES ALLOWED IN EACH ZONING DISTRICT; AMENDING ARTICLE 4.6, “SUPPLEMENTAL DISTRICT REGULATIONS”, SECTION 4.6.9, OFF-STREET PARKING REGULATIONS” IN ORDER TO PROVIDE PARKING FOR COMMUNITY RESIDENCES; AMENDING APPENDIX “A”, “DEFINITIONS”, IN ORDER TO PROVIDE FOR UPDATED DEFINITIONS OF “ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY”, “BOARDING OR ROOMING HOUSE”, “FAMILY”, AND “TRANSIENT RESIDENTIAL USE”, REPEALING THE DEFINITION OF “RESIDENTIAL LICENSED SERVICE PROVIDER” IN ITS ENTIRETY, AND ENACTING NEW DEFINITIONS OF “DISABILITY”, “COMMUNITY RESIDENCE”, “FAMILY COMMUNITY RESIDENCE”, “OXFORD HOUSE”, AND “TRANSITIONAL COMMUNITY RESIDENCE”.
Adopted by the City Commission on July 18, 2017.
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