Zoning for Dekalb, IL

Largest Zones in Dekalb, IL


    The Zoning Map for the City of Dekalb in IL 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 Dekalb, IL?

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

    Permitted Use TypePermitted Use Sub TypePercentageArea(sq. m)
    Eating and drinking establishments25.96%5216.57
    General retail44.89%9020.8
    Personal services44.89%9020.8
    Professional services44.89%9020.8
    Restricted retail44.86%9015.3
    Schools and universities77.43%15559.5
    Transportation facilities and infrastructure40.26%8090.23
    Communal housing51.62%10373.25
    Dwellings (unspecified)66.91%13444.91
    Mobile home park15.8%3174.28
    Multi family dwelling41.35%8309.2
    Multi family dwelling mixed use41.83%8405.42
    Single family dwelling30.86%6202.05
    Two family dwelling5.01%1006.39
    Automobile related uses41.8%8399.92
    General commercial18.04%3624.54
    Non-retail sales22.87%4595.69
    Professional office43.32%8705.61
    Research and laboratory facilities72.07%14483.16
    Bed & breakfast10.99%2208.09
    Contractors office33.91%6813.4
    Equipment rental and repair services (excluding automobiles)41.8%8399.92
    General industrial33.91%6813.4
    Hazardous materials handling or processing31.17%6263.32
    Mining and resource extraction31.17%6263.32
    Storage and warehouses44.86%9015.3
    Parking garage or lot73.13%14695.74
    Utility structures77.43%15559.5

    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.