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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 ​954-357-6634, 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

Document list for download

Effective 12/31/52​​​

Approved 01/15/58​​
Zoning District Categories
Adopted 02/07/58
Effective 06/15/58
Corrected to 11/18/59

Corrected to 06/1060

Amended to 11/10/61
Amended to 01/18/63
Amended to 01/19/68

Amended to 03/1969
Amended to 03/1971
Effective 01/14/72
Amended to 07/17/73
Amended to 10/01/75
Amended to 04/23/76
Chapter 39
Chapter 39 pt 1
Chapter 39 pt 2  NOTE: These are split due to the large document size.
Chapter 39 pt 1
Chapter 39 pt 2
Chapter 39 pt 1
Chapter 39 pt 2
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