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.
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Notice:Bicycle Master Plan – Request for Qualification (RFQ)
The City of Houston is seeking the services from qualified transportation planning/engineering experts to assist in the preparation of a Bicycle Master Plan. Statement of Qualification are due by August 21, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.(noon) CST. RFQ from be downloaded from COH-Strategic Purchasing Division webpage http://purchasing.houstontx.gov/bids.html using Keyword: Q25088
Proposals requested for a General Plan Consultant
The City of Houston is seeking the services of a firm or team of firms with strategic planning capabilities to assist the City’s Planning and Development Department in preparing a general plan for the City. Proposals are due by July 31, 2014. Link: http://purchasing.houstontx.gov/Bid_Display.aspx?id=Q25075
Houston NUSA 2015
Coming Soon. Houston NUSA 2015 - May 20 to 23, 2015. Check site for updates.
How to preserve a neighborhood's character
To learn about Chapter 42 tools available to help protect neighborhood residential character and download applications, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/planning/Neighborhood/prevailLotBldg.html.
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About the Director
Patrick Walsh, P.E., is the Director of the City of Houston’s Planning and Development Department. Walsh brings 18 years of experience in community development, planning, engineering, and municipal infrastructure management to the position.
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Planning & Development (P&D) Department
611 Walker St, 6th Floor
Houston, TX 77002