About the Planning and Development Department
Houston, the 4th largest city in the United States, is a dynamic, growing city, rich in culture and diversity. The Planning and Development Department's mission is to work to ensure that it remains a vibrant and sustainable city by partnering with decision makers and the community to balance a spectrum of needs and interests while addressing the dynamics of growth and change.
Projects and Announcements
Scroll through the slides to see what's new in Planning and Development Department.
As part of the annual Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan (MTFP) amendment request process, the City of Houston Planning Commission...Read More
Proposed Amendments To Chapter 33 (Historic Preservation)
The City seeks input on proposed changes to the rules for Historic Preservation found in Chapter 33 of the Code...Read More
The Planning & Development Department sponsored a grant application to expand the Houston BCycle program and was awarded a $3.5 million federal grant...Read More
Want To Build A Carport?
P&D has released an updated brochure on carport guidelines and permitting. The brochure is printer-friendly...Read More
Amendments Approved to Off-Street Parking Ordinance (Chapter 26)
On March 1, 2017, City Council approved amendments to Article VIII of Chapter 26 of the Code of Ordinances related to Off-Street Parking and Loading...Read More
Proposed Amendments To Chapter 28
The City seeks input on proposed changes to the rules for Hazardous Enterprises found in Chapter 28 of the Code...Read More
Amendments Approved to Chapter 33
On March 22, 2017, City Council approved amendments to Chapter 33 of the Code of Ordinances related to the Major Thoroughfare...Read More