Planning & Development

New Zoning Request for Residential Development - Spencer Ranch Z-11-17-17

In order to help our residents and stakeholders stay informed, the Town of Westlake staff would like to provide you the latest news for the rezoning case located near the intersection of Pearson Lane and Aspen Lane.

On April 16, 2018, the Planning and Zoning Commission tabled the Spencer Ranch zoning case (Z-11-17-17) until the May 14, 2018 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting to continue the public hearing.

Spencer Ranch is located on an approximately 38-acre portion of property located east of Pearson Lane and South of Aspen Lane. The applicant is proposing a zoning change from the currently R5-Country Residential to a new Planned Development District Number 7 (PD7). The request includes primary single-family residential uses and includes a concept plan, development, and a specific use permit for private streets. The applicant, Waterside Land Company, is requesting to develop a 72 lot single-family residential subdivision on the approximately 38-acre portion of the property.

For more information please follow the highlighted link below to the 4/16/18 P&Z meeting that contains a detailed staff report of the new development as well as additional material from the applicant.

04/16/18 P&Z Agenda Packet - Item 9

Should you have any further questions regarding the rezoning request or any development in Westlake, please contact

Spencer Ranch Concept/Development Plan

Planning and Development Functions

The Planning and Development Department is responsible for processing plating and zoning requests and ensuring that proposed development will conform to the Town of Westlake's comprehensive plans.

Additional responsibilities of the department include:

  • Building inspection
  • Code enforcement
  • Fire prevention
  • Gas well permit administration
  • Municipal administration
  • Municipal governance
  • Plan review and inspection
  • Planning and zoning


Forms and Applications Downloads

Most required forms are available online to download and submit to the town. View a list of downloadable forms and documents.

For more information on developing in Westlake, please consult our Economic Development Profile pamphlet.

Refer to our 2018 Submittal Schedule for specific deadline submittals to reach your desired Council/Commission date.

For home building you may refer to our Residential Project Guidelines.

Contact Dottie Samaniego for more information.

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