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 Development Department in advance to make an appointment.


2019  Development Calendar

      Submittal Deadline      P&Z Commission Meeting Date     City Council Meeting Date
December 3, 2018
January 28, 2019
February 19, 2019
January 7, 2019
February 25, 2019
March 19, 2019
February 4, 2019
March 25, 2019
April 16, 2019
March 5, 2019
April 22, 2019
May 21, 2019
April 1, 2019
May 20, 2019*
June 18, 2019
May 6, 2019
June 24, 2019
July 16, 2019
June 3, 2019
July 22, 2019
August 20, 2019
July 1, 2019
August 26, 2019
September 17, 2019
August 5, 2019
September 23, 2019
October 15, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 *
October 28, 2019
November 19, 2019
October 7, 2019
November 25, 2019
December 3, 2019
November 4, 2019
December 16, 2019*
January 21, 2020
*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.