Zoning Ordinance & Map

The City's Zoning Ordinance and Map are tools for land use planning. Each zone classification guides the physical development of the city through a set of requirements set forth in the City of Worcester's Zoning Ordinance as amended.

Zoning Ordinance

Current Zoning Ordinance

Prior Zoning Ordinances & Amendments

These documents are provided for reference purposes only.

Zoning Map

Contact the Division of Planning & Regulatory Services if you are seeking a certified zoning map or a non-certified map of a specific parcel or area of the City.

Zoning Maps

The zoning maps are current through the date noted. Subsequent map amendments, if any, are included:

Please note the maps above may not include recent map amendments adopted by the City Council.

Petitioning for Zoning Amendments

To file a petition amending the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map of the City of Worcester, please refer the File a Petition section of the City Clerk’s Page.

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