Planning & Zoning Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 7 pm
  • 2nd and 4th Thursdays
  • Friendswood City Hall
    910 S Friendswood Drive
    Friendswood, TX 77546

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Travis Mann
    Term expires: July 2023
  • Richard Clark
    Term expires: July 2022
  • Tom Hinckley
    Term expires: July 2023
  • Lisa Lundquist
    Term expires: July 2021
  • Joe Matranga
    Term expires: July 2022
  • Marcus Perry
    Term expires: July 2022
  • Richard Sasson
    Term expires: July 2021
  • Trish Hanks, Council Liaison
  • Robert Griffon, Alternate Council Liaison


The Planning and Zoning Commission shall submit recommendations to the City Council, after holding public hearings, on any change or amendment to any of the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance or the Zoning Districts Map; any request for a specific use permit or planned unit development; any change or amendment to the subdivision ordinance.

In public meetings, the Commission also reviews and approves commercial site plans, preliminary and final plats, and subdivision developments. The Commission may be required to meet outside scheduled meetings with the City Council, consultants, and developers on extensive community projects.

Capital Improvements Advisory Committee

This commission also acts in the capacity of the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee created by Section 395.058 of the Texas Local Government Code. In this capacity, the commission serves in advisory role to:

  • Advise and assist the City Council in adopting land-use assumptions
  • Review the capital improvements plan and file written comments
  • Monitor and evaluate implementation of the capital improvements plan, and in other advisory areas pertaining to the capital improvements plan and impact fees

Term Length

  • 3 years, overlapping terms

Staff Support

  • Director of Community Development/City Planner
  • Development Coordinator