Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department provides development services that address long-range and short-range planning and development within the City of Murphy. 

The link to all applications will be on your left hand side below Checklists. After you click on Documents & Applications, you will see all application packets. 

If there are any questions or you have trouble viewing any of the documents / links, please contact Community Development Department.

Note: Applications are not considered complete until all required information is submitted for approval and all review questions satisfactorily answered by applicant.


Meetings

The Planning & Zoning Commission meets on the fourth Monday each month at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers, City Hall; 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas.

Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council meetings are subject to change or cancellation at the discretion of the Development staff, the Planning & Zoning Commission and the City Council and other considerations.  

Development Review Committee Meetings

DRC meetings are held every Wednesday at 2:00 pm.  Please call the Community Services Department in advance to make an appointment.


2017  Development Calendar

      Submittal Deadline      P&Z Commission Meeting Date     City Council Meeting Date
December 5, 2017
January 23, 2017
February 21, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 ***
February 27, 2017
March 21, 2017
February 6, 2017
March 27, 2017
April 18, 2017
March 6, 2017
April 24, 2017
May 16, 2017
April 3, 2017
May 22, 2017
June 20, 2017
May 1, 2017
June 26, 2017
July 18, 2017
June 5, 2017
July 24, 2017
August 15, 2017
July 3, 2017
August 28, 2017
September 19, 2017
August 7, 2017
September 25, 2017
October 17, 2017
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 ***
October 23, 2015
November 21, 2017
October 2, 2017
November 27, 2017
December 19, 2017
November 6, 2017
December 18, 2017
January 16, 2017
***Changed due to Holiday Schedules

  • All development applications are heard by both the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission and City Council except for final plats which go directly before City Council
  • Application submittal deadlines are at 3 pm on the date listed.
  • Staff comments are provided via written response.  Meetings related to DRC review will be   scheduled at the discretion of Murphy staff or at the applicant’s request.  Meetings (when held) are held in a City Hall Second Floor Conference Room, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas.
  • All DRC comments must be addressed on resubmitted plans. A written response, referencing numbered staff comments, and original mark-up must accompany the plan resubmittal.
  • Submission of plans by a particular submittal date does not guarantee automatic scheduling for a   specific P&Z Commission meeting date.
  • The P&Z Commission meets on the 4th Monday each month at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers,  City Hall, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas.
  • The City Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at 6:00 pm in the Council City Hall, 206 North Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas.
  • P&Z and City Council meetings are subject to cancellation at the discretion of the P&Z Commission and City Council.