Planning and Community Development

Duties and Responsibilities

The Planning and Community Development department oversees the development and implementation of site plans pertaining to various neighborhoods across Irving, as well as the creation of the city’s Comprehensive Plan, enacted every few years.  In addition, the department works with property owners and stakeholders to execute the following activities:

  • Development of properties in Irving through administration of zoning ordinances and platting (the division or combination of property for sale or construction).
  • Creation of plans for specific neighborhoods, such as Heritage Crossing (historic downtown Irving) and the Las Colinas Urban Center.
  • Administration of beautification programs for businesses along major corridors, such as Irving Boulevard, and homes in the Hospital District and Austin Heights. 
  • Gathering of statistical information and demographics pertaining to Irving such as population, housing, and employment.

 Related Boards and Commissions

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    Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious home interior may soon consider The Delaware at Heritage Crossing. Read on...
  2. Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

    The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, allowing design to begin. The hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space. Read on...
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