Environment & Development

Working together with over 230 member governments including 16 counties, numerous cities, school districts, and special districts, the Environment & Development department guides and promotes collaboration among public entities to progressively address common environmental issues and development challenges facing them due to our region’s rapid growth and urbanization.

To accomplish our goals, E&D has six strategic initiatives for Sustainable Environmental Excellence: Materials Management, Natural Resources, Public Works, Regional Codes, Watershed Management, and Development Excellence.

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Meeting agendas, summaries, and presentations from all of our coordinating committees

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Register for upcoming events, workshops, and training opportunities.

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Materials Management

Regional Solid Waste and Recycling Program, Materials Management Grants, Closed Landfill Inventory, Illegal Dumping

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Natural Resources

Water Resources, Watershed Planning, Energy Efficiency, Regional Ecosystem Framework.

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Public Works

Construction Standards, Sustainable Public Rights of Way, Annual Public Works Roundup, Public Works Training, Community Development Block Grant

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Regional Building Codes

Building and Residential, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical, Fire, Energy and Green

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Watershed Management

Trinity COMMON VISION and Corridor Development Certificate Process, Regional Stormwater Program

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Development Excellence

Center of Development Excellence, Vision North Texas, CLIDE Awards, North Central Texas Stewardship Forum

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Outreach materials produced by NCTCOG available for download and/or purchase

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Staff Directory

Environment & Development staff contact information

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