Planning and Zoning

Duties and Responsibilities

The Planning and Zoning Division oversees the development and implementation of site plans pertaining to various neighborhoods across Irving, as well as the creation of the city’s Comprehensive Plan, enacted every few years. As a division of the Planning and Community Development Department, Planning and Zoning works with property owners and stakeholders to execute the following activities:

  • Development of properties in Irving through administration of zoning ordinances and platting (the division or combination of property for sale or construction).
  • Creation of plans for specific neighborhoods, such as Heritage Crossing (historic downtown Irving) and the Las Colinas Urban Center.
  • Administration of beautification programs for businesses along major corridors, such as Irving Boulevard, and homes in the Hospital District and Austin Heights.
  • Gathering of statistical information and demographics pertaining to Irving such as population, housing, and employment.