Planning Commissioners' Corner

Providing Planning and Zoning Commissioners with the resources and assistance to make and sustain great communities across the Lone Star State!

Getting Started As A Planning Commissioner provides a plethora of articles and self-help guides for the new and seasoned Planning Commissioner including:

Why Serve on a Planning Commission

Advice for Planning Commissioners from Planning Commissioners

Surprises as a Planning Commissioner

Training Materials

Texas Local Government Code

Regional Workshop PowerPoints

Legislative Alerts

Annual Report and Summary

APATX Legislative Program Guide

The Guide to Planning in Texas

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Planning Official Award Recipients

For an outstanding appointed and elected planning official that has made an outstanding contribution to planning (up to 2 awards annually). Nominations can include, but are not limited to, P&Z Commissioners, City Council members, and State Representatives.