Planning & Development

COVID-19 Update

Westlake Town Hall is currently closed with staff working remotely to help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as recommended by state and local officials. The Town of Westlake permits and inspections is still operational, however applicants must submit for permit or registration online based rather than coming to the Town Hall. We will continue to keep this page updated for our customers regarding additional permits and inspection procedures during this time frame. 

Town Hall

About the Department

The Planning and Development Department is responsible for processing plating and zoning requests and ensuring that proposed development will conform to the Town of Westlake's comprehensive plans, zoning regulations, building codes, and other regulations of the town.


Additional responsibilities of the department include:

  • Building inspection
  • Code enforcement
  • Fire prevention
  • Gas well permit administration
  • Municipal administration
  • Municipal governance
  • Plan review and inspection
  • Planning and zoning

Zoning Applications

Any development related application shall be submitted through a pre-scheduled appointment with a pertinent member of Town development review staff. The purpose of the appointment requirement is to ensure all required items are included and/or addressed prior to acceptance of application by the Town.

Examples of development related applications and revisions include: 

  • Zoning changes
  • Site plan, concept plan, development plans,
  • Specific use permits, 
  • Plat, subdivision and/or public infrastructure construction plans, 
  • Variances

Please see Developing in Westlake page and Development Review Calendar for more information.

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