City of Hillsboro Community Development

P.O. Box 568, 214 E. Elm Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
P: +1 254-582-2119 x2413

Welcome Message

The Community Development Department (located at 214 East Elm Street in the Administration Building) for the City of Hillsboro is responsible for all aspects of land use planning within the corporate city limits of Hillsboro and one mile into the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Services and Programs

The Community Development Department provides a number of services:
  • Project management support to other City Departments.
  • Geographic Information Mapping Services (Not only to other City Departments, but also to citizens, appraisers, and others who might be interested).
  • Various City Planning Related Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
    • Processing Zoning Changes
    • Specific Use Permits
    • Variance Requests
    • Subdivision Plats
    • Right-Of-Way Permits
    • 911 Address Assignments
    • Help facilitate requests for alcoholic beverage permits
    • Facilitates Floodplain Management
    • Provides information concerning zoning and subdivision regulations, population changes, and land use changes.
  • The Department provides administrative support for the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Board of Adjustment, and the Historic Preservation Commission. 
    • The Planning and Zoning Commission meets the second and fourth Monday of each month as needed.
    • The Zoning Board of Adjustment meets the second Thursday of each month as needed.
    • The Historic Preservation Commission meets the first Thursday of each month as needed.

Zoning Ordinance & Subdivision Regulations

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 35,399  
Median Age 42.1  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 4,132 17.11%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 19,889 82.37%
Civilian Labor Force 16,124 57.40%
Median Household Income $48,823  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Dallas Love Field
Dallas-Fort Worth Intl
Robert Gray Aaf
Waco Rgnl
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Fort Worth Alliance
Fort Worth Meacham Intl
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Cleburne Rgnl
Clifton Muni/Isenhower Field
Eagle's Nest Estates
Ennis Muni
Fort Worth Spinks
Hillsboro Muni
Mc Gregor Executive
Mid-Way Rgnl
Tstc Waco
Valley Mills Muni
Wildcat Canyon
Wings For Christ Intl Flight Academy