Planning and Urban Design

Division Functions

***New Platting Review and Approval Procedures***

On March 21, 2017, the Rowlett City Council adopted Ordinance 009-17 (PDF) modifying Table 8.2-1 and Section 77-802 of the Rowlett Development Code relating to the review and approval procedures for Platting. The changes took effect immediately, and supersede the currently published requirements. Please refer to this Ordinance until it is codified by our Code publisher. For more information, please contact Daniel Acevedo, Planning Manager.


The Planning Division manages land use development through the administration of the Rowlett Development Code, Form Based Code (PDF), the implementation of the Realize Rowlett 2020 Comprehensive Plan (PDF), other plans, ordinances, policies, and procedures of the City. View descriptions of the different zoning districts in Rowlett (PDF).

This division also prepares plans and/or studies that serve to guide future target development in the community, all while maintaining a high level of integrity and customer service.

For more information, please view the frequently asked questions.