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ALIGNING OUR CODE

We've got the plan and vision for Laredo, now it's time to update our Land Development Code (LDC). This code sets the regulations and guidelines for how Laredo is built. Join in the conversation! 

 
 

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ABOUT THE RECODE

WHAT IS RECODE LAREDO?

ReCode Laredo is the City of Laredo's initiative to rewrite our land development code. This project is a follow-up to the City Council adopted comprehensive plan, Viva Laredo, which aims to provide a more connected, sustainable, and affordable future, embodying the values and needs of the Laredo community.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

The Land Development Code regulates how and where we build and grow as a City. By updating this code, we plan to improve the process and allow for more creative and sustainable solutions as Laredo moves into the future.

 

Laredo's current Land Development Code was written nearly 30 years ago. The code requires a complete re-haul in order to enable the development of the kinds of spaces and places our community voiced they want to see in the years to come. This update will address critical issues such as housing options, natural resources, affordability, transportation options, and access to healthy lifestyles.

Public Meetings are happening in your district!

In the next months, the City of Laredo Planning & Zoning department will be having public gatherings (with free tacos) in each of Laredo's eight districts. Stay tuned to find out when and where!

Not sure which district you live in? Check out the City of Laredo Council District Map.
 

DISTRICT I
El Eden Recreation Center
Date TBD
DISTRICT V
Joe A. Guerra Laredo Public Library
Date TBD
DISTRICT II
Haynes Health & Wellness Center
Date TBD
DISTRICT VI
North Central Park TBC
Date TBD
DISTRICT III
Slaughter Park 
Date TBD
DISTRICT VII
Fasken Community Center
Date TBD
DISTRICT IV
Benavides Recreation Center TBD
Date TBD
DISTRICT VIII
Laredo Center for the Arts
Date TBD
 

GET INVOLVED

Public input is key to crafting a Land Development Code that works for the City of Laredo and all its residents and sectors. As members of the public, you are always welcome at City Council and commission meetings. For this project, we are actively seeking your input in a number of ways.  

TAKE THE SURVEY
Tell us what's important to you and what you want for the future of Laredo.
COME TO AN EVENT
City Planning Nights with tacos, games, vendors, and more are happening in your district!
CONTACT US
Email us or submit a comment below. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay in touch!

What do you value and need in your city?

The LDC can affect many aspects of our daily life by addressing zoning, land use, the size of blocks, frequency, spacing, and design of streets, parking requirements, and more. 

Your input is important to us. Email your comments to plan@vivalaredo.org.

 

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THE TEAM

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City of Laredo

Planning & Zoning

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Dover, Kohl & Partners

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Gallinar Planning

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Email us at info@recodelaredo.org

Call us at 956.725.7418