Development Process

 

The first step in the development process is for the applicant to determine which forms, procedures, schedules, and requirements are necessary for their project.  Each applicant is encouraged to contact the Planning Department for guidance on the development process.  To schedule a pre-application meeting with the Development Review Committee (DRC), please click HERE.

Please refer to the Development Review Calendar to view DRC timelines and schedule dates. Each project will be processed in accordance with the City’s Planning Application Cycle.

Please note: complete packets must be received by 4:00 P.M. on submittal dates. Packets will not be accepted unless all required documentation and fees are provided.

 

Application Packets:

Preliminary Plat Packet
Replat Packet
Final Plat Packet
Zoning Change Packet
Planned Development Packet
Specific Use Permit Packet
Site Plan Packet
 

***NOTICE!  JUNE 28th FILING DATE***

IF YOU WILL BE SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION PACKET
FOR THE JUNE 28th FILING DATE, PLEASE CONTACT
PLANNING TECH DESTINY WRIGHT PRIOR TO SUBMITTAL
DWRIGHT@WAXAHACHIE.COM OR 469-309-4292.
 

Fees:

Fee Schedule

 

Impact Fees:

Communities use impact fees to help pay for the increased capacity needed to serve new developments. These could be new roads, larger roads, or increasing the size of both water and sewer lines. This limits the use of taxpayer funds to provide all of the capacity needed to serve the developments. Impact Fees are calculated based on the anticipated burden a development will place upon the current infrastructure.

Impact Fee Service Areas Maps
Schedule 1 & 2 Collection Rates
Impact Fees Final Report
Impact Fee Calculation Summary Sheet

 

Frequently Requested Ordinances:

Zoning Ordinance
Subdivision Ordinance


For more information on platting in the ETJ or County, contact the Ellis County Department of Development.

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