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The Zoning section of the Robbinsdale City Code provides the rules and regulations for where buildings may be built and what types of uses are allowed in the various zoning districts established by the City Council. Scroll down to find the various sections of the Zoning Ordinance as well as the minimum lot size and flood plain information.
The zoning classification for a particular property can be found at this web site using:
Zoning classification can also be determined if you know the legal description of the property. Legal Descriptions are listed alphabetically for all property in a particular district except properties zoned R-1 (Single Family Residential). The property is zoned R-1 if it is not found in any other district.
The minimum single family lot (R-1) requirements are 50 feet wide and 6000 square feet in area. However an existing lot of record can be used for single family detached dwellings if the lot width and lot area are within 80% of the said requirements. For example a single family dwelling can be built on a 40 X 120 lot ( See Section 510.09. Lots).
There are residential properties that are in the Flood Plain requiring flood hazard insurance. Those properties affected by flood plain often are adjacent to or near water bodies, and are shown on four FEMA map panels.The Community Development Department can verify the location of these properties on the flood plain map.
The Zoning Code may be downloaded by Section. Refer to the table of contents to assist you in your selection. The pages may appear fuzzy on some monitors but print clearly.
Legal descriptions included in each district are listed alphabetically by plat. Where possible, the street address is shown in parentheses.If the street address is inconsistent with a legal description, the legal description governs.