The Van Economic Development Board operates as 4B Corporation under the laws and regulations of the State of Texas. The main focus is retaining and improving current businesses and developments while attracting new business and developments to the community.
Zoning is a tool afforded the municipality to promote quality of life, preserve the character of the community and prevent new development from interfering with existing residents or businesses. Zoning district boundaries and the regulations specific to the various classifications are formed by the commission and forwarded to the city council for final adoption. The commission also conducts public hearing and creates a final report to the city council on any change request submitted to the commission. The commission also make recommendations on the subdividing of tracts of land within the city limits and it’s ETJ.Planning & Zoning Commission is responsible for making reports to the