City of Sugar Land

Sugar Land is located in eastern Fort Bend County and is approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. It is a beautiful suburb with several high quality and affordable services for its residents. The city of Sugar Land is a great place to work or live and has a very family-friendly environment. Master-planned communities and welcoming neighborhoods enhance home values and create a sense of belonging.

Served by Commonwealth Blvd., The Commonwealth has easy access to Highway 59 and Highway 6. Residents have easy access to: Banking, Shopping (including Sugar Land Town Square, First Colony Mall; University Blvd. shops); Full Service and Fast Food Restaurants; easy access to several major hospitals, libraries, the Houston Museum of Natural Science Sugar Land, movie theatres, Univ. of Houston, Sugar Land campus, the Smart Financial Entertainment center as well as sports and entertainment venues.

The City of Sugar Land

2700 Town Center Blvd. North

Sugar Land, TX 77479


The city of Sugar Land website is a wealth of information about city policies, resident resources, events, and much more. 

Sugar Land Elected Officials

Sugar Land operates under the council-manager form of government. Under this system, City Council appoints the city manager, who acts as the chief executive officer of the government. The city manager carries out policy and administers city programs. All department heads - including the city attorney, police chief and fire chief - are ultimately responsible to the city manager. The Mayor and Council serve staggered two-year terms.

To see who currently serves on Council, click

The Commonwealth sits in Sugar Land’s District 4. The District 4 Councilmember directly represents The Commonwealth and appears on our ballot every two years. A mayoral candidate is also voted on every two years. Additionally, there are two at-large councilmembers to vote for. Both of these are directly accountable to residents of The Commonwealth. They appear on the ballot in even number years, along with the Mayor.

Property Taxes

You can read more about property taxes for the city of Sugar Land on their website at