Comprehensive and Long Range Planning Initiatives

The City of El Paso Planning and Inspections Staff will update ongoing comprehensive planning and long range planning efforts here.

City Plan Commission

Nine member commission with authority to approve subdivision applications and charged with making recommendations to city council on all zoning related matters. For example: text regulations, comprehensive plans, specific area plans and, rezoning, etc.

Interactive Maps

The City offers numerous online interactive maps to help citizens find information on zoning, future land use, economic incentive zones and land use.

The Team

Dover, Kohl & Partners assembled a team of national and local experts in sustainable urban design and planning to create the ASARCO/TOD Redevelopment Plans and Form-Based Codes for the City of El Paso.

DOVER, KOHL & PARTNERS | urban design and citizen participation
IPS GROUP | planning
URBANADVANTAGE | computer visualizations
CEA GROUP | infrastructure & capital improvements, local expertise
CHARLIER ASSOCIATES, INC. | transportation planning
The Street Plans Collaborative | transportation and website design
URBAN ADVISORS | economic analysis
Institute for Policy and Economic Development (IPED) | REMI projections updates
Matrix Environmental Services | environmental remediation advisors


Planning & Inspections staff are charged with overseeing development permitting, zoning, subdivisions and comprehensive plan implementation.
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Larry F. Nichols

Director Planning & Inspections
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Carlos Gallinar

Deputy Director – Planning
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Kimberly Forsyth

Program Director – Planning

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