2020 Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan Amendment Requests


The Major Thoroughfare and Freeway Plan is updated annually through a process that begins in January and ends in September with City Council approval of the updated plan. The new map is then posted to the Planning and Development Department web site in October.

Timeline & Process

Mandatory pre-submittal conference with staff – January 6, 2020 to February 28, 2020

Application submittal period – January 13 to February 28, 2020

2020 MTFPA Application

Planning Commission Workshop – April 16, 2020
Applicants will make brief presentation regarding their proposal to the Planning Commission.

Thursday, April 16 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
City Hall Annex Chambers, Public Level
900 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Property Owner Notification – Early April 2020
Notice of the open house and public hearing will be mailed to affected property owners in early April 2020. A notice will also run in the Houston Chronicle for three consecutive days.

Open House – April 29, 2020
The purpose of the open house is to provide information about all MTFP amendment requests to anyone from the community who may have an interest. This provides an opportunity to the public to understand the issue(s) prior to the Public Hearing meeting.

Wednesday, April 29 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
United Way Community Resource Center
50 Waugh Drive, Houston, Texas, 77007

Public Hearing – June 4, 2020
A Planning Commission public hearing will be held at City Hall Annex, Council Chamber (900 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002). This is an opportunity for concerned citizens to speak in support or in opposition to the proposed amendments.

Thursday, June 4 - 2:30 pm
City Hall Annex Chambers, Public Level
900 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Planning Commission Consideration - July 16, 2020
The Planning Commission will consider taking action on each application. The Planning & Development Department will forward the proposed changes to the 2019 MTFP map by September 1, 2020, to City Council for adoption.

Thursday, July 16 - 2:30 pm
City Hall Annex Chambers, Public Level
900 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002


Additional Resources

Contact Information

Location:

City of Houston
Planning and Development Department
Transportation Planning
611 Walker Street, Sixth Floor
Houston, Texas 77002

Mailing Address:

City of Houston
Planning and Development Department
Transportation Planning
P. O. Box 1562
Houston, Texas 77251-1562

Staff Contacts:

Transportation Planning Division
Telephone: 832.393.6660
Fax: 832.393.6664
Email: mobility.planning@houstontx.gov