Planning & Zoning

Role in Future Development
Planning and Zoning plays a vital role in the present and future development of the city. Overseeing development through the administration of the City of Sherman Comprehensive Master Plan, the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations. The department works with developers and property owners to ensure all city Code of Ordinances and state law requirements are met when developing or improving their properties.

Reviewing Land Development
Information is prepared for the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustments as well as the City Council to assist them in reviewing land development projects, standards and policies. All Zoning, Specific Use Permits, Temporary Use Permits, Mobile Food Vendors, Site Plans, Variances / Exceptions and Platting requests are processed and forwarded to the board for review. Zoning related matters and inquiries are also handled.

Additional Information
For more information on Planning and Zoning, please call: 903-892-7229