Planning Division

Responsibilities & Services

The Planning Division prepares and maintains policy guidelines and reviews and processes various land use applications. The staff works with the Development Review Team, the Planning Commission, City Council and various subcommittees as needed.

To view recent activities with the Planning Division, please see the Land Use Reports.
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Information On Legislative Amendments

HB 2001-Middle Housing Code Implementation

This legislative amendment item is scheduled for public hearing on May 11th. You can access the notices, agendas and reports at the hyperlinks below one week prior to the hearing. You can view the proposed text amendment language by clicking on the hyperlink below.

Economic Opportunities Analysis

This project started with a technical advisory committee. To view their meeting minutes, please click on the following hyperlink: EOA-TAC Minutes. The public hearing before the Planning Commission was held on February 9th. Please click on the following hyperlinks for the agenda, and minutes. The public hearing before the City Council is scheduled for April 19th. A hyperlink to the agenda will be available a week prior to the meeting.

For additional information please see the hyperlinks below.
Local Wetland Inventory
The city is working with a consultant and the state on developing a local wetland inventory. This item has not yet been scheduled for a public hearing. For more information, please contact Chase Ballew at 503-831-3571.

Land Use Applications

Please check with the Economic & Community Development Department to obtain the necessary forms and applications for your proposal.

Online applications are available! [Click here for downloadable forms...]

2018 SDC Methodology - Transportation

SDC Methodology

Dallas Development Code (Updated 2/5/2021)

Dallas Zoning Map

The City's zoning map can be found by clicking on the following hyperlink:

Dallas Comprehensive Plan & Map

The City's Comprehensive Plan, serves as a policy guide for the overall development of the community, and includes the involvement of the Citizens Advisory Committee and City Council.

Transportation System Plan (TSP)

Table of Contents


Regarding Fill and Grading in Floodplains
FEMA Letter


Population Document


Do you have questions about planning? Contact the Planning Division at 503.831.3571.