Planning & Zoning Commission


 Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Membership

Nine residents of the city serve a two year term.
Members
Position
Term Expiring
Matthew Caligur Chair
September 30, 2024
Dan Simeone Vice Chair
September 30, 2023
Taylor Landin 2 Year Term Member September 30, 2024
Fareena Dawood 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2024
Apurva Parikh 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2024
Sapana Patel 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2024
Mary Smith 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2023
Chuck Brown
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2023
Tim Hart 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2023

Establishment

The Planning and Zoning Commission was established by City Charter and approved by Sugar Land City Council January 17, 1981.

Purpose

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.