Zoning regulates and restricts the use, size, height and density of buildings and other structures; the percentage of lots that may be occupied; the size of the yards, courts and other open spaces; the density of population; and the location and use of the buildings, structures, and land for trade, industry, residences, and other purposes.

Zoning Verification Letters

If you need a Zoning Verification Letter, please complete the form.  Allow 48 hours for processing.  Once the letter is complete, it will be emailed to you.

Zoning Verification Request Form

Zoning Districts Adopted by the City of Friendswood

For more detailed information on these districts, refer to the City’s Zoning Ordinance.

  • A-1: Agricultural District
  • BP: Business Park
  • CSC: Commercial Shopping Center
  • DD: Downtown District
  • I: Industrial
  • LI: Light Industrial
  • LNC: Local Neighborhood Commercial
  • GHD: Garden Home District
  • MFR-H: Multi-Family Residential High Density
  • MFR-L: Multi-Family Residential Low Density
  • MFR-M: Multi-Family Residential Medium Density
  • MHR: Mobile Home District
  • NC: Neighborhood Commercial
  • OPD: Office Park District
  • PUD: Planned Unit Development
  • SFR-E: Single Family Residential Estate
  • SFR: Single Family Residential

Matrices & Permitted Use Table

Zone Change Process

Fees & Applications