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Planning & Zoning Commission
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


Nine residents of the city serve a one year term.

Term Expiring
Kathy Huebner
September 30, 2017
Sean Burnett 1st Vice Chair
September 30, 2017
Carl Stephens 2nd Vice Chair
September 30, 2017
Jay Canine
1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017
Sue Sanchez 1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017
Heather Davis 1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017
Jim Brown 1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017
Dan Simeone   1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017 
Vacant 1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2017


The Planning and Zoning Commission was established by City Charter and approved by Sugar Land City Council January 17, 1981.
To make recommendations to City Council concerning the use of land and other planning functions pursuant to state law and to promote orderly development; to serve as advisory concerning master plans and changes to the zoning plan; and to protect the general welfare and interest of the people concerning physical changes in the city and in the extraterritorial jurisdiction.
Duties & Responsibilities
Ordinance No. 1178, § 1, 6-15-99. The City Charter provides that the commission shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Approve or disapprove subdivision plats as provided by state law and city ordinance;
  • Recommend to the council approval or disapproval of proposed changes in the zoning regulations and zoning map as provided by state law and city ordinance;
  • Make recommendations to the council on the city's master plans;
  • Make recommendations to the city manager and the City Council on the city's five-year capital improvements plan; and,
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the council or by ordinance.

The 2016 applications will be accepted up to 5:00 p.m., July 20, 2016. All applications must be submitted electronically through the city website Serve Sugar Land Volunteer Opportunities. It is recommended that you SAVE your application responses in a word-type document and cut and paste the responses into the application. Go to Get Involved!, Boards and Commissions, fill out application (click on Planning and Zoning Commission in drop down menu) and submit. For complete information on the Boards and Commissions application, visit http://www.sugarlandtx.gov/BCapplication.

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