Planning and Zoning


The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) meets on the first Monday of every month.


The planning and zoning commission shall have all the rights, powers, privileges and authority authorized and granted by and through the statues of the state authorizing and granting cities the power of zoning as found in V.T.C.A., Local Government Code section 211.007. (Ordinance 2002-27, sec. 5)


The Mayor shall appoint members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, and each person so appointed must be approved by the City Council before becoming a member of the commission.The members shall be residents and qualified voters of the city. (Planning & Zoning Commission Ordinance No. 2002-27. sec. 1)

Term Length

Five (5) members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council to serve three-year staggered terms. The Mayor and City Manager shall be ex officio members of the planning and zoning commission and may participate in all meetings of the commission without voting rights. (Ordinance 2002-27, sec. 3)

Commission Members          Term Expires

Roderick James                                           2024
Gary Rucka                                                    2024
Ted Wimberly                                                2024
Sherri Gould-Dale                                         2025
Al Schindler                                                   2025

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P.O. Box 38
100 E Main St
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
United States

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