Planning and Urban Design

Division Functions

***Effective September 1, 2019***

The City of Rowlett Community Development Department will now only accept applications for plats and plan submittals and resubmittals  based on the following schedule:

  • Plats will be received on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month by 3:00 p.m.
  • All other submittals will be received on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month by 3:00 p.m.                           
  • Any application that does not provide the required exhibits or information will not be accepted by the city
  • Visit for more information.


The Planning Division manages land use development by implementing the Comprehensive Plan and administering the Rowlett Development Code and Form Based Code, as well as the other plans, ordinances, policies, and procedures of the City. The division also prepares plans and/or studies that serve to guide future development. For more information, please refer to our FAQ's.

View descriptions of the different zoning districts in Rowlett (PDF).

***Due to technical issues with the Dallas Morning News the following items were not advertised as required.  These items will be rescheduled to the next available Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting.***

December 10, 2019 Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

Major Warrants - Peninsula South of Interstate 3
Major Warrant - Castle Road, between Miles Road and Miller Road
Rezoning - NE Corner of Main Street and PBBT
Special Use Permit - 8306 Chiesa Road
Major Warrant - 7401 Liberty Grove Road