The Town of Westlake is a master-planned community. All development in the town must adhere to a set of stringent requirements document in the Westlake Code of ordinances and, in certain instances, in planned development documents.
The Town of Westlake's Comprehensive Plan serves as the basis for all zoning.
The Zoning Ordinances for the Town of Westlake are part of the Westlake Municipal Code and in some cases governed by Planned Development District Zoning.
The Unified Development Code is contained in Chapter 26 of The Town of Westlake Municipal Code.
The Town of Westlake is divided into zones, or districts as shown on the Zoning Map. Zoning districts established according to Chapter 102 of the Codes and Ordinances are as follows:
|Abbreviated Designation||Zoning||Minimum Lot Size|
|R-5||Country Residential||5 acres|
|R-2||Rural Residential||2 acres|
|R-1||Estate Residential||1 acre|
|RA||Residential Airpark||1 acre|
|MF||Multifamily Residential||200,000 s.f.|
|LR||Local Retail||40,000 s.f.|
|O||Office Park||200,000 s.f.|
|O-C||Office Campus||200,000 s.f.|
|O-H||Office Park - Hotel||200,000 s.f.|
|O-I||Office - Industrial Park||200,000 s.f.|
|PD||Planned Development||Depends on PD|
|GU||Government Use||no min.|