Current Planning

​Current Planning

​Zoning Districts - Residential - R7.5(A) - Single Family 7,500 Square Feet District

​The attached documents list the general guidelines to the Yard, Lot and Space Regulations. There may be exceptions to this information. See 51A-4.100 of the Dallas Development Code for specific details.

Front Yard

Minimum front yard is: 25 feet

Side Yard

Minimum side yard is: 5 feet single family structures

10 feet for other permitted structures

Rear Yard

Minimum rear yard is: 5 feet for single family structures and

15 feet for other permitted structures

Setbacks may be greater or lesser due to exceptions in the Dallas Development Code, exceptions include, but not limited to, platted building lines and more restrictive zoning district setbacks in the same block.


Maximum structure height is: 30 feet

Dwelling Unit Density

No maximum dwelling unit density

Floor Area Ratio

No maximum floor area ratio

Lot Coverage

Maximum lot coverage is: 45% for residential structures

25% for nonresidential structures

1. Above ground parking structures are included in lot coverage calculations;
2. Surface parking lots and underground parking structures are not

Lot Size

Minimum lot area for residential use is: 7,500 square feet


No maximum number of stories

Off-Street Parking

See Use Regulations for Off-Street Parking Requirements

Off-Street Loading

See Use Regulations for Off-Street Loading Requirements

Landscape Regulations

See Article X

Additional Provisions

Electrical service for single family uses. In this district, a lot for a single family use may be supplied by not more than one electrical utility service, and metered by not more than one electrical meter. The board of adjustment may grant a special exception to authorize more than one electrical utility service and more than one electrical meter on a lot in this district when, in the opinion of the board, the special exception will:one

not be contrary to the public interest;

not adversely affect neighboring properties; and

not be used to conduct a use not permitted in this district

Primary Use

Single Family Residential

For additional information about the Yard, Lot and Space Regulations, please call Building Inspection, 214-948-4480 and ask for Zoning.