Zoning

General Information
Forest Park has had zoning since the incorporation of the community in 1961.  The most recent comprehensive revision of the zoning code dates to 1986.  The zoning code and sign code are available online at the website of Codified Ordinances publisher, American Legal Publishing Corporation.  Below are links to the chapters related to zoning and development.

Residential Zoning Districts
  • R-1 One-Family Residence (half-acre lots)
  • R-2 One-Family Residence (quarter-acre lots)
  • R-3 (Not currently used)
  • PR-3 Planned Multi-Family Residential
  • R-PUD Residential Planned Unit Development 
Commercial Zoning Districts
  • PB Planned Business (Retail-Restaurant-Personal Services-Office)
  • O Office 
  • PO Planned Office
  • HS Highway Service (Restaurant-Automotive-Convenience)
  • M Manufacturing 
  • IP Industrial Park
Mixed-Use Zoning Districts
  • SPA-1 Special Planning Area No. 1 (Kemper Meadow)
  • SPA-2 Special Planning Area No.  2 (East side  of Winton south of Kemper) 
  • SPA-3 Special Planning Area No. 3 (Carillon Park)
Zoning Tables (Appendices B, C and D)
 
Zoning for a Specific Property
Due to the master-planned nature of the community, most zoning districts cover large tracts of land; there is very little "spot-zoning" within Forest Park. Zoning for a particular property can be found if you know the street address, by consulting the zoning-by-street table.