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Historic Zoning Ordinances and Maps

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Have a general question about Zoning?

Check first the Certificate of Use (CU) FAQs. If your question is not answered here, then send an email to the Broward County Zoning Official or call ​954-357-9785/6618, during business hours, which are Monday thru Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm. We are closed on major holidays. When contacting us, be sure to include your block and lot information​ in both the email and telephone message.


Historic Zoning Ordinances

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Document list for download


​Regulation
​Supplementals
​1952
Effective 12/31/52​​​

​1957
​Proposed
Approved 01/15/58​​
Proposed
Zoning District Categories
1958
Adopted 02/07/58
Supplemental
Effective 06/15/58
​1959
Corrected to 11/18/59

​1960
Corrected to 06/1060

​1961
Amended to 11/10/61
​1963
Amended to 01/18/63
​1968
Amended to 01/19/68

​1969
Amended to 03/1969
​1971
Amended to 03/1971
​1972
Effective 01/14/72
​1973
Amended to 07/17/73
​1975
Amended to 10/01/75
​1976
Amended to 04/23/76
​1977
Chapter 39
​1979
Chapter 39 pt 1
Chapter 39 pt 2  NOTE: These are split due to the large document size.
​1982
Chapter 39 pt 1
Chapter 39 pt 2
​1984
Chapter 39 pt 1
Chapter 39 pt 2
​1990
Ordinance 90-12


Historic Zoning Maps

We are pleased to offer an easy-to-use tool, Historic Zoning Maps by Section, that will allow you to view historic maps by Section, Township and Range for the period between 1960 and 2012. Please understand these are the best records available to us.

Before you begin, there is a brief disclaimer that you must read and accept prior to viewing the maps. 
An instruction window to the right of the page will give you helpful tips for using the maps.



Historic Aerial Photographs

Recent aerial photographs covering Broward County, since 1998, are generally available from Broward County Property Appraiser. The following historic aerials cover parts of Broward County for earlier years and show development patterns at those times.​

​​Historic Aerials: 1933
Port Everglades and the Coastline
Historic Aerials: 1947
​Aerial Photography of Broward County
​Historic Aerials: 1955
​Aerial Photography of Broward County
​Historic Aerials: 1963 - 2000​
​Aerial Photography of Broward County