Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department works closely with the Permits and Inspections department to insure that construction inside the City meets zoning and building code requirements. Permit requests for buildings, signs, and communication towers are reviewed for compliance with zoning requirements.

The Planning and Zoning Office manages applications for the following land use developments and requests:

  • Re-zoning of property inside Ruston
  • Subdivisions and re-subdivisions of land in Ruston
  • Annexations of property into Ruston
  • Conditional Use permits
  • Home Occupation permits
  • Nonconforming Use permits
  • Street revocation requests

Click here for the City of Ruston Zoning Ordinance

Click here for the current Zoning Code Map

Planning and Zoning Submittal Deadlines 2021

Planning and Zoning Application

Conditional Use Packet 2019

Home Occupation Permit Application

Central Parkway

Overview/Summary of Ordinance

Central Parkway Zoning Map

Central Parkway Use Matrix 

Development Standards Chart

Zoning Ordinance

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P.O. Box 2069 - Ruston, LA 71273 (318) 251-8621
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