Village of Lexington Design Guidelines

Design guidelines provide a more illustrative tool for communicating community expectations. The Zoning Ordinance can regulate things like the placement of building on lot, general form, bulk, massing, window openings, materials, the height of buildings, and intensity of use. Developers and property owners should refer to the Zoning Ordinance for standards and regulations. Design guidelines help to communicate the things zoning cannot regulate such as preferred architectural styles that foster community character. The design guidelines can act as a reference point for:

  • Existing property owners looking to make building or
    facade improvements
  • A future facade grant program
  • Developers designing/planning for infill development


Design Guidelines