Planning & Zoning
The Division manages land use development by implementing the Comprehensive Plan, administering the regulations of the subdivision ordinance and zoning ordinance, as well as other plans, policies and procedures of the city. Staff provides support to City Council, the Planning & Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment to ensure quality development and redevelopment that is in compliance with community standards.
The City of Murphy is paperless in terms of submittals and resubmittals. All required materials shall be submitted in electronic formats – Adobe PDF via email; via your Dropbox and send to firstname.lastname@example.org; or on a CD/DVD or flash drive.
2023 Submittal Schedule for Zoning Applications
Concept Plans, Site Plans, Elevation / Façade Plans, Landscape Plans
|Application Deadline||Planning & Zoning Commission Review||City Council Consideration|
|October 16, 2023||December 18, 2023*||January 16, 2024|
|November 20, 2023||January 22, 2024||February 20, 2024|
|December 18, 2023||February 26, 2024||March 19, 2024|
|January 16, 2024*||March 25, 2024||April 16, 2024|
|February 19. 2024||April 22, 2024||May 21, 2024|
|March 18, 2024||May 20, 2024*||June 18, 2024|
|April 15, 2024||June 24, 2024||July 16, 2024|
|May 20, 2024||July 22, 2024||August 20, 2024|
|June 17, 2024||August 26, 2024||September 17, 2024|
|July 15, 2024||September 23, 2024||October 15, 2024|
|August 19, 2024||October28, 2024||November 19, 2024|
|September 16, 2024||November 25, 2024||December 3, 2024*|
|October 21, 2024||December 16, 2024*||January 21, 2025|
|November 18, 2024||January 27, 2025||February 18, 2025|
|December 16, 2024||February 24, 2025||March 18, 2025|
|*Date modified due to a holiday|
All Development applications are heard by both the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Commission and City Council except for most final plats which go directly before City Council.
Application submittal deadlines are at 3:00pm on the date listed.
All meetings are held at Murphy City Hall, 206 N. Murphy Road, Murphy, Texas. Meetings are subject to cancellation at the discretion of the P&Z Commission and City Council.
2023 Submittal Schedule for Platting Related Applications
Construction / Preliminary Plats, Final Plats (includes amending or replats)
Please contact us for exact dates for Plat applications. We generally accept plats on the exact day that is four weeks prior to the respective meeting the plat is to be considered.
*All Final Plats go directly to City Council and should be submitted to the City on those days which are four weeks prior to the respective City Council Meeting (City Council meetings are on the first and third Tuesday of each month.)