The mission of the City of Universal City Finance and Human Resources Departments is to manage the City’s finances and to support all matters dealing with personnel. Please use the menu located on the left hand side for more detailed information.
The utilities for Universal City residents and businesses are handled by several organizations. Universal City provides water and sewer service, CPS Energy provides service for electricity, and CenterPoint Energy and CPS Energy provide gas service depending on where your home or business is located in the City. Garbage service and recycling is provided by Waste Management. Below you will find a phone number and a web address for each of the above mentioned entities.
Planning and Zoning Commission
Created in 1961, this Commission is considered a quasi-judicial board. Its meetings are held as necessary on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. The meetings are open to the public.
The commission is composed of nine members who are required to be resident citizens and qualified voters of the city. Members are appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by a majority of city council.
Powers and Duties
To perform the duties imposed upon the commission by state law;
To make recommendations to the city council regarding requests for variances to the platting or subdivision regulations;
To make recommendations to the city council regarding changes in zoning criteria and zoning districts;
To recommend to the city council approval or disapproval in whole or in part, of plans and re-plats within the city or its planning area and to recommend any conditions or contingencies for said plans, plats, and re-plats;
To recommend to the city council approval or disapproval in whole or in part, any change in zoning criteria or zoning district and to recommend any conditions or contingencies for such zoning changes;
To make recommendations to the city council regarding long term and short term growth and development for Universal City and its planning area and develop specific recommendations for revisions to the comprehensive plan and periodic updates and recommendations;
To perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the city council or state law.
Things To Do
MOVIES IN THE PARK
|Universal City invites all families to join us at
Universal City Park, 305 North Blvd,
for another series of free movies throughout the summer!
We select the newest and most popular family movies.
June 13 – The BoxTrolls
June 27 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
July 25 – Paddington
Sponsored by Universal City, Cricket Wireless, & Bahama Bucks
Residents and visitors are all welcome to bring their blankets, lawn chairs and even a picnic for the movie but concessions will be available for purchase as well.
This year’s concessions include: wood-oven pizza, hot dogs, chips, nachos, pickles, popcorn, cotton candy, ice cream, iced coffees, teas and smoothies.
Guests are welcome to “claim their spot” and kids can enjoy