Unified Development Ordinance

On July 16, 2019, the City of Burlington adopted a new Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). It came into effect on November 1, 2019 and has been recently amended by City Council on December 4, 2019. The UDO contains regulations on how to plan-for, use, and build projects in the City. They also apply to the Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) of Burlington.

DRAFT UDO (10/20/20): Download the Draft Unified Development Ordinance

AT A GLANCE: Quick Reference for UDO  

FULL DOCUMENT: Design Burlington: Unified Development Ordinance

UDO AMENDMENTS: 3-17-20 Amendments

                                    12-3-19 Amendments

LEARN ABOUT THE PROCESS:  Design Burlington Website


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