The general purpose of Nortex Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is to plan for the unified, far-reaching development of the North Texas region, eliminate duplication of services, and promote economy and efficiency through coordination. Regional services include:

Providing technical assistance to local member governments in economic development, community development, demographics, planning, grant applications, and other areas.

Administering federal or state programs that benefit from regional cooperation such as economic development, 9-1-1 emergency service, criminal justice, and drug enforcement, community development, solid waste, employment and training, and services to the elderly.

Coordinating federal, state, and local projects or issues that cross the boundaries of individual governments.