Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for land use development management through the administration of the Zoning Ordinance,  Subdivision Ordinance, and Comprehensive Plan, and the implementation of various other Master Plans such as the Major Thoroughfare Plan. The Planning Department is responsible for:

  • Guiding the long-term growth of the community
  • Monitoring and updating the Comprehensive Master Plan as needed
  • Providing research and demographic data to public
  • Implementing current development regulations

Pre-Development Meeting Request
Pre-Development meetings provide an opportunity to discuss future projects with Development Services and City Departments. These meetings take place every Thursday between 9 and 11 am. Submit a Pre-Development Meeting Request.

Plat Submittal Schedules & Meeting Dates:

Submittal Checklist
Our Plat Submittal Checklist (PDF) can assist you in properly submitting plats to the City of Manvel.

Fee Schedule
Fee Schedule (PDF) of rates, deposits, and application fees for zoning, platting, building permits, and other development processes.

New Development
Code of Ordinances (PDF)

Plat Applications:

Boards and Commissions

The Department is responsible for the Planning, Development and Zoning Commission (PD&Z) and Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBoA).