A Planning and Zoning Commission is a local elected or appointed government board charged with recommending to the local town or city council the boundaries of the various original zoning district and appropriate regulations to be enforced therein and any proposed amendments thereto and shall collect data and keep itself informed as to the best practices generally in effect in the matter city planning and zoning to the end that it may be qualified to act on measures affecting the present and future movement of traffic, the segregation of residential and business districts and the convenience and safety of persons and property in any way dependent on city planning and zoning.
Home Rule Charter: Article X* Planning
Section 10.01 Planning Commission
The City Council shall appoint a City Planning Commission consisting of five (5) who shall be residents of the City who are not members of the City Council or employees of the City and who shall serve without compensation. Members shall be appointed at the first regular meeting of June of each year for two (2) year term with three (3) to be appointed each even numbered year and two (2) to be appointed each odd number year. State Law Reference: Authority of Municipality to establish planning and zoning commission, V.T.C.A. Local Government Code, sec. 211.007
Troy Lewis (Council Liaison)