The “Downtown Neighborhood” is a proposed zoning district which surrounds the Central Area and provides for a mix of uses consisting of residential, retail and commercial.  The concept is an outgrowth of the Waxahachie Partnership Incorporated which is tasked with partial stewardship of the downtown area.  For more information about Waxahachie Partnership Incorporated, please visit:

The linked draft documents below reflect progress to date establishing guidelines and uses for the proposed “Downtown Neighborhood” zoning district.  For questions concerning any of these documents or for the process concerning zoning changes, please email

Frequently Asked Questions - What is the proposal?
Ordinance - DRAFT
Use Chart - DRAFT
Map of proposed DN zoning district
Map of current versus proposed zoning for DN district