PLANNING AND ZONING


Mission :

To continually raise the quality of development through innovative regulation, customer education, and a proactive consultative process.

Overview :

The Planning and Zoning Department uses a variety of regulatory tools to implement land use and development policy. It serves as an information resource and as the point for coordinating development functions for the public and other City departments. The Planning staff provides expertise and policy advice to citizens, the City Council, appointed Boards and Commissions, and the City staff at large. The Planning staff has also been working to create new standards for community enhancement. These will be designed to improve sidewalks, landscaping, sign clutter, and the community’s general appearance. The Department serves a unique role in balancing the needs of the development industry with the interests of the public.

Staff works directly with the Planning and Zoning Commission on rezoning and plats, and with the Board of Adjustment on variances and special exceptions to the zoning regulations. The Department also coordinates all site plan review and development in general. It is housed with the Building Inspection Department in the Development Service Center in order to facilitate permit processing and questions from the public. The Development Service Center is located on the first floor of City Hall.

 

Current Planning & Zoning Commission Packet

December 15, 2014

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Ambler Avenue Corridor Overlay

Exhibit

Proposed Overlay District Ordinance

 

 

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Carver Neighborhood Plan

Survey

*Adopted Plan (08-25-2011)*

 

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South Downtown Master Plan

Presentation

Adopted Plan

 

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Pine Street Corridor Overlay

Boundary Map
Overlay District Ordinance


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Safe Routes Abilene Plan

**Click to View**
Map 1 Elementary Schools
Map 2 Middle Schools


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Lake Fort Phantom Hill Plan

**Land Use Map and Density Chart**

Plan Text Chapter 1-6

Chapter 7 Appendixes
Appendix A: Fort Phantom Hill Lake Association Plan
Appendix B: Water and Waste Water Infrastructure Studies
Appendix C: Design Guidelines
Appendix D: Roundtable Matrix

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Capital Improvement Program

For more information on the Capital Improvement Plan please click the above link. Please visit our new page created specifically to distribute information on the new Land Development Code.


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Land Development Code Webpage

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