Ordinance of Standards & Procedures

The Subdivision Ordinance outlines the standards and procedures applicable to the subdivision (platting) of land in Missouri City. It establishes requirements for site design, streets, utilities, and drainage and procedures for dedicating land for streets, parkland, or other public purposes.

Plat Types

Depending on the type of subdivision of land being contemplated, the following subdivision plat options are available:

  • Abbreviated Plat
  • Amending Plat
  • Conceptual Plan
  • Final Plat
  • Large Acreage Plat
  • Preliminary Plat
  • Replat

Plat Submission

All plans, plats, and applications filed with the City of Missouri City shall be submitted in accordance with the Platting Manual. Failure to submit any information or document required by this Platting Manual may result in an incomplete application and the denial of the application. The Planning & Zoning Submittal Packet contains the application forms, submittal requirements, and processes for each plat type.

Contact Us

For questions or to speak with staff, please contact the Planning & Development Division at or by calling (281) 403-8541.