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Planning & Zoning Commission
Julie Smith
Community Services Director

104 W. Hird
Gainesville, TX  76240

Ph: (940) 668-4540
Fx: (940) 668-4536

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Meetings :  Meets 2nd Tuesday each month

Appointment Terms:  2 years

Number of Members:  7


  • Teresa McElreath (term expires April 2019)
  • Lynn Monden (term expires April 2019)
  • Emmanuel Albarado (term expires April 2019)
  • Bill Williams (term expires April 2019)
  • Phil Neelley (term expires April 2018)
  • Nathan Dempsey (term expires April 2018) 
  • Cal Koontz (term expires April 2018)

The Planning and Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council for the orderly development of the city through the adoption and revision of a land use / comprehensive plan, recommends zoning and amendments thereto, examines all proposed divisions of land within the city, which is defined as plans, plats, re-plats, additions, and subdivisions to determine if such division of lands conforms to the general plan of the city, it's streets, alleys, parks, playgrounds, public utility facilities, sanitary facilities, and drainage facilities.

The Commission hears requests for exceptions or changes to the Zoning Ordinance; to control platting or subdividing within the city and extra territorial jurisdiction.

To view Planning & Zoning Commission agendas, click here.
 To view Planning & Zoning Commission minutes, click here