The Planning & Urban Design Department (P+UD) develops and facilitates comprehensive plans, policies, and programs through effective community engagement.
Our goal is to advance livability, economic vibrancy, sustainability,
and equity throughout Dallas. Our team collaborates across departments,
external agencies and private initiatives to:
-Draft comprehensive land use and urban design plans for Council adoption;
-Lead targeted neighborhood revitalization efforts;
-Provide capacity building and training for neighborhood organizations;
-Provide conceptual design services and design review for development projects and;
-Facilitate implementation of adopted City plans and policies.
The Department has three collaborative teams: Administration, Neighborhood Vitality and Planning & Design Studio.
Chief Planning Officer & Director
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Lisa Parker Coordinator II
Advances the Neighborhood Plus Plan, adopted by Council in 2015, by focusing on targeted neighborhood revitalization efforts and building the capacity of neighborhood-based organizations. Neighborhood Vitality also focuses on piloting new programs to address prevalent neighborhood needs and enhance collective impact through internal or external collaborations.
Planning & Urban Design
The Planning & Design Studio advances the forwardDallas! Comprehensive Plan, adopted by Council, by developing comprehensive area plans to promote neighborhood quality of life, a connected city, and increased tax base. Plan and policy implementation is facilitated through ongoing policy analysis, review of development projects that require City Council approval, and conceptual design for physical improvement projects that impact public realm.