Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department processes development applications including subdivision plats, rezoning requests, specific use permits and variance requests. The Planning and Zoning Department staff serves as liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment. 

We have changed our process for submitting applications due to the COVID-19 pandemic, see below for more information. 

All new applications can be submitted via email to 

Hard copies of the plans may be dropped off at City Hall, Monday-Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Drop-boxes are located at the front and rear doors of City Hall. Payment may be made by check with the application or by credit card over the phone. If paying by credit card, Staff will coordinate with you for payment.

**Please note that applications will not be considered complete and processed for review until all required documents and payment have been received.** 

Should you have any questions, you may contact us via email or at 817-645-0947.

Planning & Zoning Commission Meetings have reopened and social distancing protocols will be in effect.


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Mondays of each month
  • City Hall Council Chambers
    10 North Robinson Street
    Cleburne, TX  76031

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available at least 72 hours prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes

Citizen Comments & Meeting Participation

A member of the public who wishes to participate in the meeting may do so via the following options:
  • In person: Complete a speaker/comment registration card and turn in to City Staff before the meeting begins.
  • Submit questions/comments online:  Complete a speaker/comment registration card found on the city’s website ( or by clicking here. Speaker cards received by 5:30 p.m. the same day will be distributed to the Commission for consideration.
  • Address the Commission by phone: Submit a registration card as directed above by 5:30 p.m. the same day and by 6:15 p.m. call (346) 248-7799 or (888) 788-0099.
    Enter Meeting ID: 983 5079 8710 and then press #.


Plat Application

Zoning and Specific Use Permit Application

Variance Application

Street/Alley Closure Application

Voluntary Annexation Application

Development Process & Schedules:

Completeness Check at Front Counter

Plat Approval Process Flowchart

2020 Plat Development Schedule

2020 Zoning and SUP Development Schedule 

2020 Zoning Board of Adjustment Development Schedule


Zoning Ordinance

Subdivision Ordinance

USPS Regulations for New Development:

USPS National Delivery Planning Standards

Mode of Delivery Agreement Form