There may be
cases where the proposed use requires a Special Use
Permit to be allowed under the current zoning
classification. If the Special Use Permit is granted by the
Planning and Zoning Commission then the current zoning will
remain with the Special Use also being permitted on the
property. To check if a proposed use requires a Special Use
Permit please refer to the Permitted Uses Chart. A complete
Special Use Permit application is available for download in
PDF format or it can obtained by contacting the Planning and
Zoning Department, 936-633-0247.
steps for filing a Special Use request are specified below.
To be placed on the Planning & Zoning Commission Agenda, the
complete Special Use Permit application package must be
presented to the City Planning & Zoning Department prior to
the deadline as specified by the P&Z schedule. The process
can take up to 45-60 days from the date of application. An
application will not be accepted until all of the following
items are submitted:
An accurate legal
description of the property to be considered for the
zone change. If an area other than an entire piece of
property is being requested, field note description of
the property will be required.
Proof of property ownership as reported in warranty
deed, title, surveyor's report, etc.
A completed Application.
site plan of the property, drawn to scale, showing a
minimum of the following details:
Location of all structures on the
Landscaping and vegetation (proposed
All free-standing signs (including
size and locations);
Floor plans and elevations of the
building (if required).