Planning & Zoning

Next Meeting:

October 5, 2023, 4:00 p.m. 
City Hall Council Chambers, 701 Main Street

Current Agenda:

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Meeting Minutes:

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Past Agendas:

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Planning & Zoning Commission Members

Michael Sigerman - ChairKimberly Richards
John K. BernhardCharles Swallow
Abram A. Bueche
John D. Lipscomb
Tabor McMillan 


Staff Contact:

 Drew Paxton, Planning Director 
Meetings are broadcast live on Time Warner Cable channel 2. Rebroadcast of P&Z meetings are the Wednesday following each meeting at 9:00 pm

Planning & Zoning Commission Details


The Commission shall be composed of seven (7) members. At least five (5) members shall be residents and a qualified voter of the City of Kerrville, Texas; two (2) members may reside in the City’s extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) and shall be a qualified voter of Kerr County. Commission members are appointed by a majority vote of City Council. . 

Powers and Duties:

  1. Shall formulate and recommend to the city council for adoption a Comprehensive Plan for the orderly growth and development of the city and its environs. On a yearly basis the commission shall review and if necessary recommend such changes in the plan as it finds will facilitate the movement of people and goods, and the health, recreation, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the city.
  2. Shall formulate a zoning plan (ordinance) as may be deemed best to carry out the goals of the Comprehensive Plan; hold public hearings and make recommendations to the city council relating to the creation, amendment, and implementation of zoning regulations and districts as provided in state law.
  3. Shall exercise all powers of a commission as to approval or disapproval of plans, plats, or replats as set out by state law and the city’s subdivision regulations.
  4. Shall initiate for consideration at public hearings, proposals for the original zoning of annexed areas or for the change of zoning district boundaries on an area wide basis.
  5. Shall consider and take appropriate action, upon written request, variances as prescribed to the city’s subdivision and sign regulations.
  6. Shall from time to time recommend such changes to the subdivision regulations, sign regulations, and any other ordinance the city council assigns to their review that will facilitate the general health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the city.

Term of Office:

Two years. No regular member shall serve more than three consecutive full terms on the Commission without having at least one full year off the Commission between terms.



Number of Members:

Meeting Time & Place:First and Third Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. in City Hall; City Council Chambers

Established By:

Minutes of 12-18-44 Council meeting; amended by Ordinance Nos. 1979-37, 1987-24, and 2008-24 (which deleted from Code of Ordinances book Chapter 82 – Article II – Sections 82-31 through 82-36 and rolled into Zoning Code which is not codified); Creation amended by Ordinance No. 2019-17.


September 3, 2019

 Board Applications:

Board Application P&Z

 Regular Meetings:
First and Third Thursdays of the Month
4:30 p.m.
Planning and Zoning Meetings are broadcast live on Time Warner Cable channel 2 during the regularly scheduled meeting.
Rebroadcasts of each meeting are Wednesday following a meeting at 9:00 pm.