What is zoning?
This is the process of locating, grouping, and controlling land uses and development to achieve the stated purposes of the Zoning Code. These purposes include helping to insure public health and safety, quality of life, and specifically, protection of land, air, and water quality and value.

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1. What aspects of the City Code is the Community Development Department responsible for enforcing?
2. What is zoning?
3. What is my property zoned? What regulations must I follow?
4. Is my property conforming or non-conforming? What does this mean?
5. I own a business and would like to display a temporary sign: do I need a permit?
6. What is annexation?
7. Is my property in the City of Batavia?
8. What are TIF Districts?
9. Is my property in a TIF District?