Unified Development Code & Overlays

The Planning Department maintains Belton's Unified Development Code to ensure the City continues to grow and evolve in a manner that builds community character and maintains a safe and healthy environment for all. 

Follow the links below to learn about Belton's development standards.

Unified Development Code

The Unified Development Code (UDC), holds all of the City's development standards that apply to all new construction. The UDC is periodically updated by the Planning Department to ensure the code stays relevant. Check this page to stay up to date on UDC changes.

Link to UDC:

Unified Development Code


List of Newly Updated Sections:

  • Residential Driveways
  • Fences
  • Signs
  • Adopted Building Codes


Overlay Districts

         North Scott Corridor Overlay District(PDF, 28MB)          

                  Downtown Design Guidelines(PDF, 5MB)







Interested in knowing what Zoning District you're in, or if you're in an Overlay District? Use the map below!

Interactive Zoning Map



Please contact the Planning & Building Department at (816) 331-4331 if you have any questions/comments about the UDC or overlay districts.