Planning & Zoning Commission


The Planning and Zoning Commission was originally established in July 1975 and reestablished March 2009 to prepare and recommend to the city council the comprehensive plan of public improvement andto look at the present and future development and growth of the city.  The Commission reviews zoning matters, subdivision regulations, plats, and conducts public hearing for said matters when appropriate.  This board may make recommendations to the city council.  Specific authority and functions of the Commission are outlined in Sections 211.007 and  211.0075 of the Texas Local Government Code.  Additional authority and functions are outlined in the City of Castroville Code of Ordinance, Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, and Subdivision Regulations.  The board consists of five members with two alternates. 

Residency Requirements & Term Length

The Planning and Zoning Commission is open to all residents within the city limits.  Terms are for two years ending June 30th of each year.


The Planning and Zoning Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the calendar.