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423 W. Ferguson
Tyler, TX, 75702

Phone: (903)531-1175
Hours: M-Th: 8 AM-5 PM
             Friday: 8 AM-12 PM

Organizational Chart

Staff Directory
STAFF NAME                TITLE                                                     EMAIL                                             PHONE
Heather Nick, AICP Managing Director of Planning & Economic Development 903-531-1175 Opt. 5 
Michael Howell, EIT MPO Manager 903-531-1173
Kyle Kingma, CFM Planning Manager 903-531-1178
Amber Rojas Historic Preservation Officer 903-531-1174
Tharani Devi K MPO Planner 903-595-7282
Vacant Planner 903-531-1172
Dana LeBrun

Administrative Assistant

903-531-1175 Opt. 5

Functions of the Department
  • Zoning Administration
  • Variance Request Administration
  • Thoroughfare Closure/Name Changes
  • Annexations
  • Subdivision Plat Review
  • Historic Preservation
  • TABC Permit Review
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Special Planning Studies
  • Unified Development Code Administration
  • Boards & Commissions:The Planning & Zoning Department oversees the Planning & Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments, and the Historical Preservation Board.
Contact Us!

Planning Department
423 W. Ferguson, Tyler, TX 75702 
P.O. Box 2039, Tyler, TX 75710-2039 
Phone: (903) 531-1175 Opt. 5

The Building Services Department administrates
the permitting or inspection functions.
To contact their department call (903) 531-1151. 
Visit their website at
Schedule or Cancel Inspection:
Permitting Questions: Opt. 3

Watch A Meeting!
Planning & Zoning Commission meetings are broadcast on Suddenlink Cable Channel 3 starting at 2 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of each month
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