Zoning & Planning Commission

To apply to become a member, please submit an application to citysec@westlakehills.gov 

Questions? Contact Us:

Joel Sherrouse
Development Coordinator
Phone: 512-610-6826

Jennifer Bills
Director of Building and Development Services
Phone: 512-327-3628


At 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month. Subject to change.  
Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers located at: 911 Westlake Drive, West Lake Hills, TX 78746

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View All Agendas and Minutes

Application Submittal for ZAPCO Review

To view the Application Submittal Policy and other relevant information for building/development, planning, and zoning projects, please refer to the  Building & Development Department page.

About the Commission

The Zoning and Planning Commission (ZAPCO) acts as an advisory board to the City Council and Board of Adjustment. ZAPCO regularly meets each month except for December. All meetings are open to the public.

Commission Members

Robert Meisel, Place 1, ChairJames Pledger, Place 4, Commissioner
Julia Webber, Place 2, CommissionerKaren Bartoletti, Place 5, Commissioner
Laurie Maccini, Place 3, CommissionerPatrick Stewart, Place 6, Commissioner

The city council shall appoint by simple majority vote a zoning and planning commission consisting of a chairperson and five members, for a total of six members. The chairperson shall formally appoint a vice-chairperson from among the commission members each year. A quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the members appointed by the council. Quorum shall include the chairperson and vice-chairperson. The chairperson shall only vote in the case of a tie.

ZAPCO reviews and makes recommendations on the following:
  • Amendments to the West Lake Hills Comprehensive Plan and Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map
  • Consider and make recommendations to the city council and the board of adjustment on requests for variances to the city’s ordinances
  • New building permit applications for all districts (except R-1)
  • Subdivision applications (including preliminary plats, final plats, replats, amended plats, minor plats)

  • Sewage facility applications for all districts (except R-1)
  • Sign permit applications
  • Zoning changes or anything pertaining to zoning
  • Assist in drafting code amendments relating to building/development, land use and zoning