Zoning for Imperial Beach, CA

Largest Zones in Imperial Beach, CA


    The Zoning Map for the City of Imperial Beach in CA divides the city’s real estate into zones differentiated according to land use and building regulations.

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    What is the Land Use Allocation in Imperial Beach, CA?

    The following table illustrates how land is allocated for various uses within the Imperial Beach, CA as defined by city ordinances.

    Permitted Use TypePermitted Use Sub TypePercentageArea(sq. m)
    Eating and drinking establishments5.9%236
    General retail6.02%241.08
    Personal services5.9%236
    Professional services5.9%236
    Restricted retail5.4%215.98
    Residential care facilities5.83%233.26
    Schools and universities47.24%1890.42
    Communal housing5.9%236
    Dwellings (unspecified)41.36%1655.24
    Mobile home park35.47%1419.23
    Multi family dwelling5.96%238.34
    Multi family dwelling mixed use5.83%233.26
    Single family dwelling20.44%817.79
    Temporary and emergency housing5.95%237.93
    Automobile related uses4.88%195.37
    Bed & breakfast0.07%2.75
    Storage and warehouses4.45%178.09
    Parking garage or lot47.31%1893.17
    Agricultural and hunting14.36%574.5
    Utility structures61.79%2472.75

    What is Zoning Code?

    Zoning codes have shaped major U.S. cities for over a century, serving as the backbone of urban development by defining the permissible land uses and activities within neighborhoods. Zoning regulations enable cities to exercise control over the use and development of land, establishing clear guidelines for commercial, industrial, residential, and agricultural purposes. Essentially, zoning determines the possibilities and limitations for construction on a property.

    How does Zoning Impact Real Estate Values?

    Zoning plays a pivotal role in the entire lifecycle of a home and significantly influences various stages. Extensive research conducted by Zillow has underscored the importance of zoning regulations, showing their impact on home values. According to Zillow Research, housing markets with stricter land use regulations experienced the highest growth in home values. In fact, the most restrictive metropolitan areas witnessed an average appreciation of 23.4%, more than double that of the least restrictive metros. It's worth noting that zoning regulations are determined locally, and different cities may have varying degrees of restrictiveness. Furthermore, even within a city's zoning system, individual zones can vary in their level of restrictions, including different types of single-family zones. Zoneomics offers the most detailed coverage of zoning data, providing valuable insights for you to integrate and grow your database. These insights encompass permitted land uses, re-zonings, variances, density controls, built form controls, envelopes, housing supply data, employment generation, underutilized parcels, short-term rental permissibility, as well as information on proponents and developers. With Zoneomics, you gain access to an extensive array of zoning-related information to enhance your understanding and decision-making.