Planning & Code Enforcement


The Planning & Code Enforcement Department leads the City’s development efforts for orderly and responsible growth. The department ensures compliance with ordinances and regulations.

Animal Care Services

City of Weslaco Animal Care Services Mission is to promote responsible pet ownership, prevent the spread of animal borne diseases, and protect the public by seizing public nuisance animals roaming throughout the City. To provide a temporary shelter for stray, unwanted or homeless animals, to maintain a dedicated relocation program with other non-profit organizations. All activities shall be in compliance with state, federal and local laws and regulations and performed by a humane and professional staff.
  • Weslaco Animal Care Services 956-447-3401
  • After Hours Emergency’s     956-968-8591
  • Palm Valley Animal Center        956-686-1141
  • Hidalgo County Animal Control    956-383-0111


Joe Alvarez, Animal Control Officer
Samuel Cantu, Animal Control Officer
Michael Cruz, Animal Control Officer

255 S. Kansas Ave
Weslaco, Texas 78596