Planning & Zoning

The City of Mesquite is excited to announce the launch of the City's new online permit and plan management system. Starting May 15, users of the online platform will be able to: submit permit and plan applications for Planning and Zoning, Building Inspection, Fire Inspection and Engineering review; pay fees for a variety of development services; access electronic plan reviews by the City; request inspections online; access online registration for contractors and more. Users can access the website at

For more information on submitting applications for Planning and Zoning, contact Garrett Langford, Manager of Planning and Zoning, at or (972) 216-6343. 

Services & Responsibilities

The Planning & Zoning Division assists policy makers, property owners, developers and citizens in regard to growth and new development, stabilizing and conserving existing development and preserving the city's historic heritage.

Planning and Zoning provides current and long-range planning services including:
  • Administration of subdivision and zoning regulations
  • Preparation, updating and implementation of comprehensive and policy planning
  • Preparation and analysis of related housing, land use, and demographic information
  • Staff support to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment

Find the Zoning on Your Property

Before buying or leasing any property, the Planning & Zoning Division recommends you first take a look at the City of Mesquite zoning map to verify your proposed use against the property's zoning classification. Click on the link below and type in the property address.  A dialogue box will appear showing property information, including the zoning classification.  We recommend that you contact the Planning and Zoning Division to confirm site conditions.

City of Mesquite Interactive Zoning Map

A full use table for both residential and non-residential uses can be found in the Mesquite Zoning Ordinance.