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The Development Services Department is responsible for all planning, development and permitting activities in Corpus Christi. The department brings together building services, civil engineering, planning and zoning, permit applications, major projects and records in a way that customers can access information, start new projects, and get projects approved.

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Development Services Services

Digital Maps

The City's Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer-based tool that provides map and database information for mapping and analysis purposes.

FEMA Maps & Flood Information

Homeowners, renters and business owners in Nueces County are encouraged to look over newly released preliminary flood maps in order to determine their flood risks and make informed decisions.

Inspection Scheduling Options

There are several methods of scheduling an inspection. You can use the Dynamic Portal or contact the Development Services office.

Starting a Building Project

Learn about requirements, permits, fees, zoning, and forms necessary to ensure your residential or commercial building project complies with the law.

Technical Construction Codes & Ordinances

Find information about building codes, ordinances, design criteria, reports and other useful information. Development Services Department will provide you with the detailed information you need.

Customer Satisfaction Survey

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Al Raymond, Director of Development Services