District 13


​​​Council Member Jennifer Staubach Gates

City Council District 13​

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

First, I would like to thank all of those who supported me during the campaign and have given me the opportunity to serve as your  elected Council Member for District 13. I am honored to have this opportunity to represent District 13 on the City Council, and I will continue to learn, research, and explore City Council issues so I can best represent you as your Council Member....

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News and Updates​

  • Fall 2017 Newsletter
  • The Dallas Water Utilities​ is replacing the pump station at Walnut Hill and Hillcrest. Demolition of the old pump station and reservoir is now complete. The overall project is 55% complete and it is expected that the first half of the pump station will be placed into service in early Summer 2018.  Overall construction activities for this project will last through Fall of 2019.  Dallas Water Utilities will revisit the landscape plan and engage the Ad Hoc Committee beginning in January 2018. The Planned Development (PD) requires the building official to approve the inventory all plants in the final landscape plan and Council will be required to approve the contract prior to implementation of the final landscape plan.  For more information on this project please see the Walcrest Pump Station Fact Sheet here and visit www.walcrest.org 

Helpful Information​​​​

​​​District 13 Zoning Change Applications​​   


  • Z167-287  6631 Larmanda Street @ Skillman Relocate driveway location to accomodated retail use. In review.                
  • Z167-374 7402 Greenville Avenue SUP renewal for sale of alcoholic beverages in conjunction with a restaurant. In review
  • Z167-393  3877 Walnut Hill Lane-The Cambridge School of Dallas.  SUP renewal for a private school. Pending City Council 2/28/2018
  • Z167-405  3978 Killion Drive SUP request for unmanned wireless facility consisting of communication tower, connecting cables and ground equipment. Denied without prejudice at CPC 1/18/2018. Pending City Council 2/28/18
  • Z178-116   5858 W. NW Highway Request to ammend PDD 314 to provide for a financial institution with a drive-through facility. Pending CC 3/28/2018
  • Z178-150  4001 Walnut Hill Lane Thomas Jefferson High School Amend PD 706 for a public school us eto allow for an aditional wing on the south side of the building which will consist of the relocation and expansion of the library and classrooms. In review
  • Z178-157 4900 Walnut Hill Lane Ursuline Academy Automatic renewal of the SUP for the existing illuminated competitive athletic field. In review

          District 13 Board  of Adjustmen​t Applications

  • BDA178-017 5530 Falls Road Special Exception to add 2 ft to the fence height in the front yard and visibility triangle obstruction.
  • BDA178-019  5539 Falls Road Special Exception of 6 ft to allow a fence in a front yard setback greater than four feet.
  • BDA178-023  Preston Road Special Exception of 6 ft for a fence in the required front yard and a special exception to the fence panel 50% open surface area requirement to the front yard.