Development Services

The Development Services Department is comprised of the following Divisions:

  • Planning Division
  • Building Permitting & Inspection Division
    • Plan Review
  • Neighborhood Services Division
    • Code Enforcement
    • Housing 
    • Neighborhood Resources (Community Development Block Grant – CDBG)

In addition to the day-to-day services the individual divisions provide, the department is engaged in a number of goals and objectives outlined in the City’s Strategic Plan. These include:

  • Redevelop Downtown
  • Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Support of Sheppard Air Force Base
  • Accelerate Economic Growth
  • Strengthening Supportive Partnerships with the Non-Profit Community

Additional information about the department and services they provide are included in the links below and the side navigation menu. 


Development Services cover many functions vital to maintaining and growing a prosperous city. The divisions involved in these functions include Building InspectionsCode EnforcementLake Lot AdministrationNeighborhood ResourcesPlanning, and Property Management.

Building Inspections
Complete Information
Phone: 940.761.7459
Email: Ricky Horton

Chief Building Official

Code Enforcement
Complete Information
Phone: 940.761.8841
Email: Rita Miller
Neighborhood Services Manager

Neighborhood Resources
Complete Information
Phone: 940.761.7448
Email: Tim Houston
Neighborhood Resources Administrator

Complete Information
Phone: 940.761.7451
Fabian Medellin AICP
Planning Manager