Planning & Development

About Planning & Development

The Planning Department is responsible for ensuring that the physical development of the community is accomplished according to the codes, ordinances, and plans adopted by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council. The Planning Department also responds to development-related requests for information and is responsible for approving administrative level applications. Staff also performs routine analysis on the viability of future projects and works with developers to ensure the highest quality of development for the City. Comprehensive Plan & Ordinance development is also supported by the Planning division.

Comprehensive Plan

The City of Forney has initiated a new comprehensive planning process. FUTURE FORNEY will establish a community vision and blueprint for Forney’s future. We are seeking community input into the process to ensure the plan is reflective of resident’s needs. For more information about the plan, upcoming events, and to take the visioning survey, please visit the project website: