Planning & Code Enforcement

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

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

Building
The Building Permit and Inspection Division supports the City’s building community in the following ways:
  • Create value added service – The division’s processes should facilitate and enhance the private construction investments being made in the community
  • Develop and organize for optimal performance – The division will cooperate with other City departments to ensure timely review of applications and completion of construction projects
  • Enhance the department service – Strict, yet fair, enforcement of building codes protects each individual’s property value and investment in the community
  • Increase commercial development – Streamlined processes facilitate timely development that benefits the city’s tax base and creates jobs for residents
  • Uphold Life and Safety – providing expert inspection and services to the community by employing certified employees

Adopted ICC Codes (Effective August 1, 2017):

  • 2015 Edition of the International Building Code Property and Maintenance Standards
  • 2015 Edition of the International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 Edition of the International Residential Code
  • 2015 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2015 Edition of the International Fire Code
  • 2015 Edition of the International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 Edition of the International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 Edition of NFPA Life Safety Code 101
  • 2015 Edition of the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • 2014 National Electrical Code as the Electrical Code

Links:

Downloadable Permit Applications and Forms:


CONTACT

Rolando Gonzalez, C.B.O.
Feliciano Salazar, Building Inspector
David Sifuentes, Building Inspector/ CE Officer

255 S. Kansas Ave
Weslaco, Texas 78596