Land Development

The Development Services reviews subdivision plats, engineering plans, tree preservation, signs, and zoning for compliance with City Code. The Group also reviews privately funded public infrastructure for compliance with City Standards. 

Subdivision Ordinance

PURPOSE

  • Provide for the orderly, safe and healthy development of the land with the City
  • Protect and promote the health, safety, morals and general welfare of the City
  • Guide the future growth and development of the City
  • Provide for the proper location and width of streets and building lines
  • Provide adequate and efficient transportation, streets, storm drainage, water, wastewater, parks, and open-space facilities
  • Establish reasonable standards of design and procedures for platting to promote the orderly layout and use of land
  • Ensure proper legal descriptions and monumenting of platted land
  • Ensure that public infrastructure facilities required by the City ordinances are available with sufficient capacity to serve the proposed development
  • Require the cost of public infrastructure improvements that primarily benefit the tract of land being platted be borne by the owners of the tract
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Development Review committee

DRC Application

 The Development Review Committee (DRC) is a group of staff members representing various city departments & representatives of outside utility companies that review development-related projects.

Meetings are held every Thursday morning (business permitting).

PLEASE NOTE: DRC MEETINGS ARE REQUIRED BEFORE ANY SUBMITTAL.

TO SCHEDULE A MEETING

Call the Planning & Zoning Division 972.230.9622

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