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Planning staff serves the City as advisors to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustment; performing all planning functions as they relate to the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Development Code (Subdivision Ordinance); administering and seeking housing grants; long range planning; and maintaining census information.
The Planning Division of the City of La Porte is the initial contact for an understanding of development requirements and trends. The helpful staff can assist in coordination with other departments. Development processes are often initiated in the Planning section.