The Planning Department will use a comprehensive, community-based approach to short and long-term planning to facilitate development within the City of La Porte.
The department’s primary focus is to:
Achieve high-quality infrastructure
Deliver wide range of housing
Maintain an excellent social service delivery system
Provide robust economic development opportunities
We will perform our duties promptly, with superior quality, innovation and fairness. Our community-based planning approach will allow our employees to provide technical assistance and direct quality of life improvements based upon identified community needs. This allows us to deliver public services in a timely and proficient manner.
To preserve, protect, and enhance the quality of life of the City
To preserve, protect, and enhance the natural environment of the City
To provide safe, efficient, and cost-effective infrastructure and public services to the citizens of La Porte
To ensure that all capital improvements made in La Porte are of safe design that meets current engineering standard
To effectively convey desired expectations regarding minimum design standards established for the development of property
To ensure public safety with regard to buildings and other structures
To ensure public health with regard to environmental problems