Construction & Development Resources

Below you will find the most frequently used documents compiled for easy access by contractors, developers, and property managers. If you have any questions regarding the material please do not hesitate to contact the Community Development department. While every attempt is made to maintain and update the online versions of these documents, some ordinances may have been adopted or have become effective since the most recent on line posting. 

Applications & Fees

Planning and development related forms and information can be found here, including: Sign Permits, Master Fee Schedule, and Planning & Zoning Applications.

Architectural Design Review

Information on the City of La Vista’s Design Review process.

Business Licensing

Don’t forget to get licensed! All businesses must have a valid license from La Vista to operate within the city. Contractors are required to be licensed for their trade before any permits can be issued.

Post-Construction Storm Water Management Plan

The Maintenance Agreement & Easement and Guidelines for Content Requirements can be found here.

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing

Information on PACE Financing, the La Vista PACE District, and the application process.

Rental Inspection Program

The intent of the City’s Rental Inspection Program is to promote the health, safety, and welfare of those living in or near rental housing, prevent or eliminate substandard or deteriorating rental housing, and preserve residential rental properties, property values, and neighborhoods.

Review Schedule

Dates for the review of: Preliminary Plats, Final Plats, Replats, Rezoning Requests, Conditional Use Permits, Amendments, Planned Unit Developments, and other applications requiring public hearings.

Subdivision Regulations

Rules governing the development of subdivisions within the city including, but not limited to: plan submission, design standards, required improvements, and financing information.

Zoning Map

The City is divided into districts, as shown on the Official Zoning Map, which, together with all explanatory matter thereon, is part of the Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Ordinance

The official zoning of the City of La Vista with specific information regarding land use, sign regulations, and design review standards.