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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

PlannersWeb.com 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

Guide to Urban Planning in Texas

Texas Local Government Code

Regional Workshop Powerpoints

Basics of Planning

How to stay out of trouble (ethics)

Zoning and Subdivisions

Planning and Development Legislation in Texas


Legislative Alerts

Annual report/summary

APATX Legislative Program Guide


The Guide to Planning in Texas

View the guide HERE!

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.