Now that New Territory and Greatwood are annexed into the city limits of Sugar Land, zoning will apply to all properties. Zoning is the way local governments can regulate the physical development of land and the uses that are allowed to be developed on property. It is also a tool used to guide decision making for improvements to existing property to ensure it is consistent with the surrounding environment. Zoning protects neighborhoods from development that does not harmonize or is not compatible with the surrounding area.
Permanent zoning within New Territory and Greatwood will be applied in the following phases: