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The Unified Development Code (UDC) ensures orderly development and impacts your quality of life every day, whether you are a resident, business owner, or a developer. The UDC provides development standards that build Corpus Christi and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
The UDC is a living document that is amended to adapt to a growing community. Explore the links below to learn more about how the city is built. Please let us know where you think it can be improved using the Contact Us link.
Several provisions of the UDC are being updated in FY21-22. Zoning district consolidation, overlay and special districts, landscaping/buffers, off-street parking, subdivisions, traffic impact analysis, and rough proportionality are among the topics to be addressed.
If you have questions or comments you can submit here or by emailing DSOutreach@cctexas.com.
The UDC was reviewed and evaluated to develop a framework for updating and simplifying the Code. As evaluation report provided recommendations on overall language and content revisions, and a well-defined process for next steps in a multi-phased program to amend the UDC.
The UDC has been amended many times since adoption to accommodate changes across the City. Current Proposed and past amendments can be viewed below.
From checking where your utility lines run to where you can build that fence, the Corpus Christi Viewer shows you more than the eye can see!
The purpose of the UDC is based on three principles: