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Zoning information for Highland Park neighborhood

The following two tools can be used in combination to understand the zoning of Roxbury (and the Highland Park neighborhood):
  1. Article 50 of the Boston Zoning Code establishes regulations for the Roxbury Neighborhood District.
  2. The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) has zoning maps for Roxbury online: Roxbury North and Roxbury South.

We have information about zoning designations below.

Still have questions? Contact:
Landmarks Commission
1 City Hall Square
Environment Dept. Room 709
Boston, MA 02201

Zoning designations

The following zoning designations are found in the Highland Park neighborhood:

  • 3F-4000 = Three-Family Residential (minimum lot area of 4,000 square feet)
    • See information in Sections 50-26, 50-29 and dimensional regulations in Table F (3F-4000 section) of Article 50.
  • MFR-LS = Multi-Family Residential/Local Services
    • See information in section 50-26 and dimensional regulations in Table F (MFR/LS section) of Article 50.
  • OS = Open space
  • OS-G = Community Garden Open Space
  • OS-P = Parkland Open Space
  • OS-RC = Recreation Open Space
  • OS-UW = Urban Wild Open Space
  • RH = Row House
    • See information in Section 50-26 and dimensional regulations in Table F (RH section) of Article 50.
  • Urban Renewal Area Overlay District (yellow)
  • CF = Community Facilities
    • See information in Section 50-23 and dimensional regulations in Section 50-25 and Table E of Article 50.
  • Dudley Square EDA (Economic Development Area)
    • See information in Sections 50-7 through 50-13 and dimensional regulations in Section 50-14 and Table C of Article 50.
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