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.


2018  Development Calendar

      Submittal Deadline      P&Z Commission Meeting Date     City Council Meeting Date
December 4, 2017
January 22, 2018
February 20, 2018
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 *
February 26, 2018
March 20, 2018
February 5, 2018
March 26, 2018
April 17, 2018
March 5, 2018
April 23, 2018
May 15, 2018
April 2, 2018
May 21, 2018
June 19, 2018
May 7, 2018
June 25, 2018
July 17, 2018
June 4, 2018
July 23, 2018
August 21, 2018
July 2, 2018
August 27, 2018
September 18, 2018
August 6, 2018
September 24, 2018
October 16, 2018
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 *
October 22, 2018
November 20, 2018
October 1, 2018
November 26, 2018
December 4, 2018
November 5, 2018
December 17, 2018
January 15, 2019
*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.