***The Town is currently seeking to fill vacancies on the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment. The Planning Department is the liaison to both of these boards. Please click HERE to download and complete an application.***
The Planning Department administers all zoning and subdivision regulations for all property within the Town's planning jurisdiction, which includes the corporate (city) limits as well as the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
Planning Staff conducts site plan and subdivision review, facilitates zoning change requests and processes annexation requests. The Department also administers the Town's long-range plans, including the Land Use Plan, Town Center Plan, Community Transportation Plan, and Community Pedestrian Master Plan.
Land Development Ordinance
Click HERE to learn more about the Land Development Ordinance (LDO). This years long project is nearing completion, with an anticipated effective date of December 30, 2016 for all new regulations.
2035 Community Vision Land Use Plan
The Town recognizes that the current Land Use Plan is out of date and a new plan is necessary to address current and future development trends, as well as manage the physical and fiscal components that form such a plan.