Planning & Zoning2024-02-13T15:25:45+00:00

Planning & Zoning Department

If you’re looking for permits or information related to your project, our Quick Link feature makes it easy for you to access the resources you need. We’re here to support your development goals and guide you through the permitting process, ensuring that your project aligns with our city’s regulations and contributes positively to our community’s growth.

Service Fees

Building Permits will be based on current International Code Council Building Schedules of Valuation Amounts Per Square Foot of Improvement adopted every year. Payment is required in order to process some applications.

Planning & Zoning Department Forms

You may download and fill out the following forms and contact the Planning & Zoning Department at (956)223-2200 for submission instructions.

Lower Rio Grande Valley Stormwater Management Task Force

Stormwater Management Hotline: (956)223-2255

Director of Planning & Zoning Daniel Tijerina

Daniel Tijerina

Director of Planning

I lead a dedicated team in shaping our city’s future through strategic urban planning and zoning regulations. We prioritize sustainable growth while preserving our community’s unique character, creating economic vitality, and engaging residents in the decision-making process.

Monica Gomez

Assistant Director

Together with our dedicated team, I am committed to ensuring that our city evolves sustainably, preserving its unique character and enhancing the quality of life for our residents.

Antonio Jaramillo

Chief Building Inspector

I work closely with my team to conduct inspections, review plans, and provide guidance to contractors, contributing to safe and compliant development within our city.

Jorge Muñoz

Building Inspector

My responsibilities are focused on conducting inspections of construction projects to ensure compliance with building codes and regulations.

Zoila Martinez

Administrative Assistant II

I work closely with our inspectors, contractors, and applicants, ensuring that inspections run smoothly and that all necessary records are accurately maintained to facilitate the development process

Monica Gomez

Assistant Director

Antonio Jaramillo

Chief Building Inspector

Jorge Muñoz

Building Inspector

Zoila Martinez

Administrative Assistant II

Anthony Monroy

Code Enforcement

My role involves proactively ensuring compliance with local codes and regulations. I work closely with residents, business owners, and city officials to address code violations, promote community standards

Gustavo Rodriguez

Code Enforcement

I take an active role in ensuring adherence to local codes and regulations. Collaborating closely with residents, business owners, and city authorities, my work focuses on addressing code violations.

Ismael Cano

Code Enforcement

I take an active role in ensuring adherence to local codes and regulations. Collaborating closely with residents, business owners, and city authorities, my work focuses on addressing code violations.

Brianda Perez

Administrative Assistant II

In my role, I assist in managing documentation, schedules, and communications, ensuring that our inspections run efficiently and that all records are well-organized to facilitate smooth development processes.

Anthony Monroy

Code Enforcement

Gustavo Rodriguez

Code Enforcement

Ismael Cano

Code Enforcement

Brianda Perez

Administrative Assistant II

Susana Rodriguez

Administrative Assistant III

I assist in coordinating departmental activities, managing documentation, and facilitating communication among team members, contributing to the efficient and organized functioning of our department

Efrain Osorio

Engineering and Graphic Technician

I am responsible for creating and updating land use maps, ensuring zoning compliance, analyzing spatial data, and facilitating public engagement to support informed planning and development decisions.

Susana Rodriguez

Administrative Assistant III

Efrain Osorio

Engineering and Graphic Technician

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