Zoning information regarding any property in Lufkin may be obtained from the Planning Department, 936-633-0247.

An application can be made to change the zoning on any piece of property within the city if the proposed use is not permitted under the current zoning.  You may download an Rezoning Application  which includes an application in PDF format or pick one up at City Hall, Room 255.

The steps for filing a zone change request are specified below.  To be placed on the Planning & Zoning Commission Agenda, the complete application must be made and presented to the City Planning & Zoning Department prior to the deadline as specified by the P&Z schedule.  The zone change process can take up to 45-60 days from the date of application.  An application will not be accepted until all of the following items are submitted:

  • An accurate legal description of the property to be considered for the zone change.  If an area other than an entire piece of property is being requested, field note description of the property will be required.
  • Proof of property ownership as reported in warranty deed, title,  surveyor's report, etc.
  • A completed Application.
  • Non-refundable filing fee in the amount of $150.00 payable to the City of Lufkin.