Planning & Zoning Commission


Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Membership


Nine residents of the city serve a two year term.
Members
Position
Term Expiring
Matthew Caligur Chair
September 30, 2022
Dan Simeone Vice Chair
September 30, 2021
Taylor Landin 2 Year Term Member September 30, 2022
Suzanne Whatley 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2022
Apurva Parikh 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2022
Thomas "Andy" Uschold 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2022
Jay Canine
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2021
Chuck Brown (filling unexpired term)
2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2021
Tim Hart (filling unexpired term) 2 Year Term Member
September 30, 2021 

Establishment


The Planning and Zoning Commission was established by City Charter and approved by Sugar Land City Council January 17, 1981.

Purpose


To make recommendations to City Council concerning the use of land and other planning functions pursuant to state law and to promote orderly development; to serve as advisory concerning master plans and changes to the zoning plan; and to protect the general welfare and interest of the people concerning physical changes in the city and in the extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Duties & Responsibilities


Ordinance No. 1178, § 1, 6-15-99. The City Charter provides that the commission shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Approve or disapprove subdivision plats as provided by state law and city ordinance;
  • Recommend to the council approval or disapproval of proposed changes in the zoning regulations and zoning map as provided by state law and city ordinance;
  • Make recommendations to the council on the city's master plans;
  • Make recommendations to the city manager and the City Council on the city's five-year capital improvements plan; and,
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the council or by ordinance.