The City of Farmers Branch Planning Department plays an instrumental role in the long-term and day-to-day success of the City. The Planning Department does this by pursuing specific planning principles. These principles are central to all planning efforts.
- Manages the City's land development process relative to design review, site planning, specific use permits and zoning;
- Prepares the City's Comprehensive Plan and District Plans such as the recently adopted Central Area Plan. Other district plans include the West Side Plan and Station Area Plan ;
- Prepares policies, programs and ordinances relating to development, conducts demographic analysis and engages in special planning studies relating to economic development, environment, urban design, transportation and housing; and
- Offers extensive e-planning, public outreach and education programs to encourage greater involvement in planning activities.
- Andy Gillies, AICP
- Director of Planning
- Alexis Jackson, AICP
- Senior Planner