The Planning Department, under the provisions of Titles 11 and 19, Oklahoma
Statutes, accomplishes comprehensive planning, transportation planning,
administration of land use controls, and support functions needed to provide
governing bodies a rational basis for decision-making in related areas of concern.
The department functions as planning staff for the City, Lawton Metropolitan Area
Planning Commission, City Planning Commission, and the department performs special
studies for the City Manager and Council as needed.