Planning & Development Department

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

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Major Throughfare and Freeway Plan Amendment Requests

North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

Historic Districts Design Guidelines

Proposed Amendments To Chapter 33 (Historic Preservation)

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Walkable Places And Platting Standards

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Houston Bike Plan & Bicycle Advisory Committee

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Amendments Approved To Off-Street Parking Ordinance (Chapter 26)

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