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Planning

265 Parkway Blvd
P.O. Box 9478
Coppell, TX 75019
PHONE: 972-304-3678
FAX: 972-304-3570
Email: planning@coppelltx.gov

Mission

  • Responsible for Land Use Development management through administration of the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations, implementation of the Thoroughfare Plan, Streetscape Plan, other physical development plans, ordinances, policies and procedures of the city
  • Guides the long-term growth of the community

  • Monitors and updates the Coppell Comprehensive Master Plan as needed
  • Provides research and demographic data to public

Planning and Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission is a recommending body to the City Council on Planning issues, including zoning, platting, ordinance amendments and related planning matters.  They are the Site Plan approval authority and have been granted the right to approve Final Plats in some instances.

The Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are held:

3rd Thursday of every month at 255 Parkway Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019
6:00 p.m. Work Shop Session in the 1st Floor Conference Room
6:30 p.m. Regular Meeting in the City Council Chambers

The next Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting is scheduled for April 17, 2014. The Agenda/Packet is now available for download.

To view past agendas, packets and minutes please visit the Public Documents portion of this website and access these via the City Secretary parent folder, 10-Boards & Commissions subfolder, and then the Planning and Zoning Commission subfolder.

Application Processes:

2014 Detail Calendar - Lists important deadlines for zoning, site plan and plat submittals and meetings for 2014.
Filing Fee Schedule - Includes fees for zoning, site plans, plats and zoning verification letters.

ZONING PROCESS: 
This includes Rezonings and establishing Planned Developments (PDs) and Special Use Permits (SUPs).
Zoning Application (includes SUPs & PDs)
Rezoning Checklist (Straight Zoning)
Rezoning Checklist (Detail PD in Conformance with Concept Plan)
Rezoning Checklist (New Detail PD or NOT in Conformance with Concept Plan)
Rezoning Checklist (SUP)

SUBDIVISION/PLATTING PROCESS:
Each lot shall be subdivided/platted as a legal lot of record prior to development.
Subdivision Application
Minor Amending Plat (Admin Approval) Application
Preliminary Plat Checklist
Final Plat Checklist
Minor and Amending Plat Checklist
Replat Checklist

PLAT SIGNATURE AND FILING PROCESS:
Prior to obtaining a building permit, a plat shall be recorded within the county in which the subject property resides.
Instructions for Filing Final Plats
Utility Company Contacts for Plats

SITE PLAN PROCESS:
Prior to the construction of non-residential or multi-family developments, a site plan must be reviewed by the Development Review Committee (DRC) and approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission.
Site Plan Application
Site Plan Checklist
Minor Site Plan Amendment Application
Minor Site Plan Amendment Checklist

Ordinances, Regulations, Plans and Files

Coppell 2030 Comprehensive Master Plan - A plan adopted in March 2011, outlining the goals and objectives for development of Coppell. A high resolution electronic version and a paper copy are available in the Planning Department.

Chapter 12 - Zoning Ordinance - An online version of regulations including, but not limited to, permitted uses, height, area, density, landscaping, tree preservation, screening, and signage.

Guidelines for Home Occupations - Regulations regarding a home based business.

Committee to Improve the Visual Image of Coppell (CIVIC) Report - An overview of the Urban Design elements to be incorporated in new and redevelopment projects in the City of Coppell.

Old Coppell Master Plan Brochure - A brochure highlighting some of the key points is available for free in the Planning Department. The Master Plan Document is available for review in the Planning Department.

Zoning Files - After action has been taken on each rezoning request, the documents are scanned to an online database. The folder entitled "Zoning Files" includes Conceptual and Detail Planned Developments, Special Use Permits and Rezonings. The Planned Development and Special Use Permit Ordinances are included within the "Agenda Items" subfolder. The Site Plan, Landscape Plan, Tree Survey and Elevations are included within the "Plans" subfolder.

Subdivision Files - After action has been taken on each Site Plan (that doesn't require a zoning action) and Platting request, the documents are scanned to an online database. The folder entitled "Subdivision Files" includes a list of subdivisions. Within the "Plans" subfolder, the Plats are included for each and Site plans, Landscape Plans, Tree Surveys and Elevations are included for each proposed development not requiring a rezoning.

Homeowners Association List - A list of Homeowners Association contacts is maintained by the Planning Department. A contact update form is also found within the online folder.

The following documents are available for purchase in the Planning Department:

  • Zoning Verification Letters $50.00 Application
  • Zoning Ordinance $15.00
  • Official Zoning Map for the City $8.00
  • Subdivision Ordinance (Engineering Department) $25.00
  • Official Subdivision Map for the City $8.00
  • The Comprehensive Master Plan FREE
  • CIVIC Report FREE
  • Old Coppell Master Plan Brochure FREE

Planning Staff:

Contact us: planning@coppelltx.govThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it View Bio
Gary L. Sieb, AICP, Director gsieb@coppelltx.gov This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it,
Marcie Diamond, AICP, Assistant Director mdiamond@coppelltx.gov This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it,
Matt Steer, AICP, City Planner msteer@coppelltx.gov This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it,
Juanita Miles, Sr. Administrative Technician jmiles@coppelltx.gov

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