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Welcome to the Carrollton Planning Department

 Cutoff dates for accepting new Planning & Zoning applications is the last Tuesday of every month. 

 
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Our mailing address is:

Planning Department
City of Carrollton
1945 E. Jackson Road
Carrollton, Texas  75006

Our phone number is:
972-466-3040

Our office hours are:

Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (closed Friday afternoon)

The Carrollton Planning Department: 

  • Provides information and advice regarding zoning and land use to enable people to make sound decisions about growth and development in the community. 
  • Handles applications for changes to the Comprehensive Plan and/or zoning, and makes recommendations to the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council. 
  • Administers requests for Special Use Permits, and makes recommendations on them to the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council. 
  • Processes applications for the subdivision of land ("platting"), and makes recommendations on them to the Planning & Zoning Commission. 
  • Advises and assists applicants in the development of their property. 
  • Monitors the long-range needs of the community.

Televised Meetings

Watch Planning & Zoning Commission meetings on the City of Carrollton government access cable channels (Time-Warner channel 15-1; Charter channel 10) according to the following schedule:

Monday 7 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Saturday 7 a.m. & 5 p.m.

Note: the meetings are taped, so broadcast of a new meeting is usually delayed by 2 or 3 days. Previous meetings will continue to be broadcast until the new tapes are ready.  Double-check your program guide, as broadcasts may be reschedued on occasion. 

Department Staff

  • Ravi Shah, CBO
    Director of Development Services
  • Loren Shapiro, AICP Planning Manager
  • Michael McCauley, Senior Planner
  • Molly J. Coryell, Planner