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The Planning Department's mission is to promote a livable and vibrant community for the citizens of Corpus Christi through strategic and progressive comprehensive planning. As such, the department is responsible for developing and updating the City's Comprehensive Plan, Area Development Plans, Neighborhood Plans, and assisting with Utility and Infrastructure Master Plans. The Comprehensive Plan is mandated by City Charter, Article V, and includes future land use, annexation, transportation, economic development, public services and facilities, and capital improvements. 

In addition, the Planning Department leads the city's annexation and de-annexation efforts as well as assisting with TIRZ creation, CIP/Bond project selection, public/private projects review, Industrial District creation, and utility master planning.  

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The City of Corpus Christi has issued a Request for Interest (RFI) for the former Mirabeau B. Lamar Elementary School site as well as additional city-owned parcels in the surrounding neighborhood. The city is seeking one or more experienced real estate development teams to develop housing on the former Lamar school site and additional neighborhood lots. The properties present a unique opportunity to work with one or more experienced housing developers towards addressing local housing affordability needs while stabilizing this established neighborhood.

Proposers must submit a Letter of Interest addressed to the Planning and Community Development Department. For more information and for instructions on submitting, please click the link below.

Lamar Site Request for Interest (RFI) Informational Document