Unified Development Code (UDC)

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​Planning & Development Services
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor
Planning Manager

Brett Lenart, AICP 
[email protected] 
734.794.6000 x42606


​​​​​​​​​​​​Chapter 55: Unified Development Code

The Unified Development Code divides the City into zoning districts and contains the development standards for construction in the City, such as permitted uses, setback and height regulations, parking, landscaping and buffering, signs and fences, and the approval procedures for new construction and redevelopment. 

Download a copy using the link below.​​

Unified Development Code Eighth Ed​ition (February 26, 2023) PDF

Eighth Edition includes amendments through February 26, 2023

Unpublished Amen​dments 

The following ordinances to amend the UDC have been approved since the most recent edition was published and will be included in the next:​

  • ​There are no unpublished amendments at this time. 
Check to see if any amendments are being considered on the Planning Initiatives ​page.