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Planning & Zoning Department

Development Service Center
555 Walnut Street
Room 100
Abilene, TX 79601

The Planning and Zoning Department serves as an information resource and as the point for coordinating development functions for the public and other City departments. The Planning staff provides expertise and policy advice to citizens and staff alike and also works to create new standards for community enhancement. The Department serves a unique role in balancing the needs of the development industry with the interests of the public. It is housed with the Building Inspection Department in the Development Service Center in order to facilitate permit processing and questions from the public.


Zoning Application

Board of Adjustment Application

Development Application

Landmarks Commission Application

Plat Application
Staff

Zack A. Rainbow
Planning Services Assistant Director
(325) 676-6234
Zack.Rainbow@abilenetx.gov

Bradley Stone
Planner III
(325) 676-6382
Bradley.Stone@abilenetx.gov

James Prescott
Planner II
(325) 676-6475
James.Prescott@abilenetx.gov

Hayden Brodowsky
Planning Services Manager & Historic Preservation Officer
(325) 676-6230
Hayden.Brodowsky@abilenetx.gov

Jared Smith
Planner I
(325) 676-6490
Jared.Smith@abilenetx.gov

Did you see a "Zoning" Sign?

Sign Location (s)
Case Number & Manager
Request
Meeting Date
       Planning & Zoning Commission City Council Final Reading & Public Hearing 

610 Ross Avenue

CUP-2019-01
Hayden Brodowsky
Planner Services Manager
Allow a 120’ ‘Antenna Tower - Commercial’ on property zoned General Commercial (GC)
February 5 March 14
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OAM-2019-01
Hayden Brodowsky
Planning Services Manager
Amendments to Section 2.3.4.4 (Historic Overlay (HO) District) of Abilene’s Land
Development Code, specifically to update the section ‘Criteria for Designation’, updating the requirements to be considered a Historic Landmark in the City of Abilene
February 5 March 14

Cypress Street from
N. 1st Street to N. 6th Street & Cedar Street from N. 1st Street to North 3rd Street

SNC-2019-01
Brad Stone
Planner III
Adding the honorary street name of Storybook Lane to Cypress Street from N. 1st Street to N. 6th Street, and adding the honorary street name of Santa Calls Lane to Cedar Street from N. 1st Street to North 3rd Street
February 5 March 14
Shotwell Stadium at
1350 Expo Drive

CUP-2019-02
Hayden Brodowsky
Planning Services Manager
Conditional Use Permit to allow a new track-and-field complex on property zoned Agricultural Open Space (AO) March 5 April 11

Adjacent to the
existing building at
4565 South First
Street

CUP-2019-03
Zack Rainbow
Assistant Director
Conditional Use Permit to allow a 150’ Antenna Tower on property zoned General
Commercial (GC)
March 5 April 11
- -

OAM-2019-02
Hayden Brodowsky
Planning Services Manager

Amendments to Section 2.4.2.1 (Land Use Matrix) of Abilene’s Land Development Code,
specifically to allow ‘Tattoo Parlor’ use within Central Business (CB) District with a
Conditional Use Permit (CUP)
March 5 April 11

Approximately 160
feet north of Garfield
Avenue and 300 feet
south from
eastbound frontage
road for Interstate
Highway 20

Z-2019-04
Hayden Brodowsky
Planner Services Manager
Rezone two (2) tracts of land from PD144 (Planned Development 144) to a
combination of RS-6 and MF (Residential Single Famiy and Multi-Family Residential)
Districts. Proposed Residential Single Family (RS-6) District includes 2.126 acres of vacant
land on 2600 block of Garfield Avenue
March 5 April 11
702 North 2nd Street

Z-2019-05
Hayden Brodowsky
Planning Services Manager

Rezone property from Light Industrial (LI) to Central Business (CB)
March 5 April 11

The entire site of
Abilene Regional
Airport at 2850
Airport Boulevard
and TSTC’s Abilene
Campus at 2082
Quantum Loop

Z-2019-06
Brad Stone
Planner III
Enlarge the boundary of Planned Development District Number 2 (PD 2) to include all 1,454+ acres in Lot 101 and 102 in
Block A of the Abilene Airport Addition to Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, allowing General Retail (GR) and Light Industrial (LI) uses as well as airport-related uses in Lot 101.
March 5 April 11
South side of South
25th Street between
Buffalo Gap Road and Ross Avenue
 Z-2019-07
Brad Stone
Planner III
 Rezone 2.673 acres of now-vacant land bordering south side of South 25th Street
between Buffalo Gap Road and Ross Avenue, from a combination of General Commercial (GC) and Neighborhood Retail (NR) Districts, to a General Retail (GR) District with a Conditional Use Permit allowing multi-family residences on all 2.973 acres
 March 5 April 11 

The Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council hold public hearings on cases in City Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall. If you are interested in any case, you have the opportunity to make your opinion known to the appropriate body at that time.

It is also permissible to mail us a signed letter, which will be forwarded to the Planning & Zoning Commission or City Council, whichever is hearing the case at that time.


Planning & Zoning Plans

Current Meeting Dates & Planning & Zoning Commission Packets