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National Community Planning MonthNational Community Planning Month
Each October, the American Planning Association (APA), its members, chapters, divisions, and professional institute sponsor National Community Planning Month to raise awareness of the important role of planners and planning in cities and towns of the United States. For more information, visit the APA website.

About the Planning Department
The Planning Department’s mission is to facilitate the creation of
 safe, balanced, efficient, visually appealing and economically sustainable developments within McKinney’s ultimate planning area by offering streamlined development processes that ensure timely and reasonable economic returns for members of the development community while simultaneously protecting the larger public interest, soliciting and incorporating the public’s feedback in land use and policy recommendations and working with elected and appointed officials to ensure that existing policies and regulations accurately reflect City Council’s goals and objectives for the community.

Planning Department Sections
  • Development Review (Current) Planning Section - duties primarily include the processing of development applications
  • Downtown Development Section - duties primarily include the facilitation of downtown (re)development projects and initiatives
  • Comprehensive (Long-Range) Planning Section - duties primarily include the development of specific policy documents and special studies.

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Contact Us
Planning Department

221 N. Tennessee St.
P.O. Box 517
McKinney, TX 75069

General Questions

Ph 972-547-7475
Fax 972-547-2604

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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