In January 2011, the City of Galveston, Texas embarked on an ambitious planning project designed to ensure public and private actions align to improve the community’s livability, sustainability, and competitiveness. This planning effort, known as Progress Galveston, is organized in three parts: 1) completing an update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan; 2) preparing a series of Specialized Plans addressing important issues such as historic preservation, mobility, parks and recreation, disaster recovery, and coastal management; and 3) updating and coordinating regulations affecting the development of private property.
Part I: Comprehensive Plan: January 2011 to October 2011
Part III: Land Development Regulations: February 2011 to December 2012
− Evaluation of Existing City Regulations: February 2011 to April 2011
− Amended Administrative Procedures and Subdivision Regulations: April 2011 to September 2011
− Remaining Elements and Overall LDR Draft: October 2011 to October 2012
− Public Review, Hearings, and Potential Adoption: November 2012 to December 2012
Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan
Historic Preservation Plan
Erosion Response Plan
Disaster Recovery Plan
Land Development Regulations
The Planning Team
The City's Planning and Community Development Department is leading the planning process, with assistance from other city departments and a team of professional planners led by HDR Engineering, Inc. The HDR team includes Kendig Keast Collaborative, Winter & Company, and the Law Offices of Kimberley Mickelson.