Planning & Zoning

The City of Nacogdoches is undergoing two intensive planning processes to update its Comprehensive Plan and Downtown Master Plan. These plans will serve as a road map for the next 20 to 30 years, which will help guide decisions related to land use, downtown, transportation, and housing.

Please visit nacogdochesplans.com to learn more. Para español, haga clic aquíThroughout the planning process, this page will serve as the hub for all updates and engagement, so be sure to bookmark it to your device.


Notice of Public Hearings

The City Council will consider the following item:

Public Hearing: Consider a request for approval of an Ordinance for the annexation of approximately 2.7 acres of land located along the eastern boundary of the city limits, being part of a 64.1 acre tract conveyed by HGT Group, LP, to JBSC Development, LLC, as described in Warranty Deed dated March 22, 2022, and recorded in Clerk’s Document Number 2022-3135 of the Real Property Records of Nacogdoches County, Texas. This request has been submitted by JBSC Development.

The Public Hearing will be in the Council Chambers, Room 119 of City Hall, 202 E. Pillar Street, Nacogdoches, Texas on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 5:30 PM (respectively). For questions regarding this request, please contact the City of Nacogdoches Planning Department at 936-559-2574, or visit www.nactx.us/pz.


The Planning and Zoning Commission & City Council will consider the following items:

Public Hearing: Consider a request for approval of a Zone Change from A, Agricultural, to R-1, Single Family, for approximately 2.7 acres of land located along the eastern boundary of the city limits, being part of a 64.1 acre tract conveyed by HGT Group, LP, to JBSC Development, LLC, as described in Warranty Deed dated March 22, 2022, and recorded in Clerk’s Document Number 2022-3135 of the Real Property Records of Nacogdoches County, Texas. This request has been submitted by JBSC Development. Case File ZON2023-01.

Public Hearing: Consider a request for approval of a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for an Accessory Apartment, for Lots 18-A and 19-A, City Block 67, located at 315 East Lakewood Street. This request has been submitted by Lidia Harber, Case File SUP2023-01.

The Public Hearing will be in the Council Chambers, Room 119 of City Hall, 202 E. Pillar Street, Nacogdoches, Texas on Monday, February 13, 2023 at 5:00 PM, and Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 5:30 PM (respectively). For questions regarding this request, please contact the City of Nacogdoches Planning Department at 936-559-2574, or visit www.nactx.us/pz.


Planning Department’s Mission

The mission of the planning department is to provide for a choice of land uses while protecting owners against the adverse affects of other’s actions and to achieve economic prosperity while creating a more desirable community for all to live.

Functions

The planning and zoning department wants to give every citizen the greatest number of land use options while promoting land uses conforming to the neighborhood. In order to meet the needs of citizens, the planning and zoning department performs several different functions including:

  • Administration of subdivision ordinance
  • Administration of zoning ordinance
  • Economic development activities
  • Long range comprehensive planning
  • Processing annexations

Goals

  • Encourage a variety of housing options that are affordable at all income levels
  • Ensure adequate choice and efficiency of infrastructure for transportation
  • Facilitate development of undeveloped parcels and redevelopment of existing properties in a manner that allows the highest and best use of the land, but still protects the healthy, safety, and welfare of the surrounding neighborhood
  • Protection of the environment and natural resources
  • Provide for the protection of existing neighborhoods and proper planning of new neighborhoods to ensure a continued high quality of life for Nacogdoches residents