Planning and Zoning Commission

Meeting Schedule: Every second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM

Meeting Location: Duncanville City Hall, Council Chambers

Mission Statement

The mission of the Planning and Zoning Commission is to promote economic and community development and neighborhood preservation through thorough orderly review, study, and consideration of zoning issues relative to state and local laws, to consider zoning requests, and make recommendations to the City Council; to review all zoning categories and allowed uses, making recommendations as needed. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall act as an advisory board to the City Council on planning and zoning matters.


Duties include:

  • Conducts public hearings regarding zoning changes

  • Makes recommendations to City Council for or against zoning changes

  • Reviews and approves preliminary and final plats for all subdivisions in accordance with subdivision and other ordinances

  • In conjunction with subdivision plat approvals, requires necessary dedications for future or planned street rights of way, alleys, sidewalks, easements, etc.

  • Keeps the Land Use Plan in mind when making decisions regarding zoning or subdivision plans

  • Makes recommendations to City Council regarding changes to amendments to zoning ordinances and subdivision ordinances


Membership & Meeting Details

The Director of Planning and Neighborhood Services or their designated representative will be an ex-officio member of the City Planning and Zoning Commission and will be responsible for preparation of the minutes, which are to be approved by the board at the next meeting. The City Planning and Zoning Commission elects a chairman and vice chairman. Prompt attendance at all meetings is urged. If three meetings are missed without a valid excuse, the member may be replaced.

Current Members

Jarred Davis - Chair

Elias Rodriguez - Vice Chair

Yolanda Columbus

Brenda O'Brien

Carolyn Thompson

Alex J. Wheeler

D. Bailey Wynne


Staff Liaison

 Nathan Warren, Senior Planner
Nathan Warren
 Director of Planning & Zoning