Planning & Development
!!New Policy Effective September 3, 2019!!
Effective on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, ANY development related application, including any revisions responsive to staff comments, shall NOT be accepted at the front counter. Rather, said application/revision will only be accepted 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 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,
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