The Planning and Development Services Department helps to guide growth and development within the city and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The divisions of the department and their contact information are listed below.
The Building Division reviews permits and plans and conducts inspections to ensure that construction within the city limits meets the standards of the adopted codes.
Building Division: (830) 221-4060
Planning Division staff implement the Zoning, Subdivision Platting, Sign, and other ordinances to ensure that development conforms to the adopted goals and objectives of the Comprehensive Plan. Staff reviews permits and development plans and processes development requests through the adopted consideration processes.
Planning Division: (830) 221-4050
The Health & Food Safety Division inspects food establishments, day care centers, commercial pools, septic systems and conducts food handler classes.
Health & Food Safety Division: (830) 221-4070
Code Compliance Staff responds to concerns about possible code violations, including tall grass and junk vehicles. Staff’s overarching goal in the Code Compliance section is to assist property owners to come into compliance.Code Compliance: (830) 221-4074
Animal Control staff work to ensure that animals are treated properly and that problem animals are handled as needed. Animal Services: 830-608-2183