What is the Hill Area Residential (HR-1) zoning district?

The HR-1 district is a residential zoning district for the neighborhood known as The Hill, and was created in 1997. This zoning district has unique development regulations that ensures new development and redevelopment will be in character with the neighborhood, some of which were modified and/or added with the adoption of Ordinance No. 2237 by City Council on July 20th 2021.

The HR-1 Zoning District:

  • Is not a historic preservation district;
  • Continues to allow redevelopment including tear downs and rebuilds and new 2-story construction;
  • Regulations only apply to new construction and future additions or structures;
  • Tree regulations allow property owners to continue to plant or remove trees if not related to a demolition or new construction. 

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1. What is zoning?
2. Does Sugar Land have zoning?
3. What is the Hill Area Residential (HR-1) zoning district?
4. What is the Standard Single-Family Residential (R-1) zoning district?
5. What is the difference between the HR-1 and R-1 Zoning Districts?
6. What happens if my property is rezoned from HR-1 to R-1?