Planning and Development Department

About the Planning and Development Department

The Planning and Development Department works with the community to establish and implement the long-term vision and goals of the City of Haslet and to ensure that growth and development is safe and consistent with city policy. Our mission is to:

  • Develop plans, policies and standards to enhance Haslet’s livability
  • Provide responsive customer service and timely reviews of development and building plans
  • Protect the safety of the community by ensuring that new buildings meet certain standards and that properties are adequately maintained
  • Accommodate growth while protecting unique natural resource

The Planning Department is responsible for many different functions related to planning and development of the City of Haslet. The department is the intake point for all development and zoning applications, and also reviews plans and plats for compliance with Haslet's ordinances. In addition, the Planning Department receives all applications related to the production of gas and oil, such as Specific Use Permit Applications. The department schedules and conducts all development review committee meetings and also serves as the staff liaison to the Planning & Zoning Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustments.

The Planning Department is comprised of Current Planning, Comprehensive Planning, Plan Review, Building Inspections, Permits, Code Enforcement, Zoning, and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).