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Community Development

The City of Hitchcock Community Development Department is proud to provide this Guide to assist you as you move forward with your development project with the City of Hitchcock. In this guide, you will find basic information on completing a development project in our city. We hope the information is presented in an easy-to-read, user-friendly package. However, we realize that every development project is different and encourage you to contact us by email, telephone or visit our office at 7423 Highway 6 in the City of Hitchcock.

The Community Development Department works together with the Public Works Department and other vital City Departments to ensure that your project goes smoothly from start to finish. The Community Development Department, your central point of contact for your development- related needs, is available to assist you Monday through Friday, by phone, email, or a face-to- face meeting by appointment.

This Guide explains the various processes related to development in the City of Hitchcock. Short summaries, are included for easy navigation. This guide is arranged to match the different steps involved to complete a development project, beginning with zoning approval and ending with a Certificate of Occupancy. Below, you will find development- related contact information, application submission deadlines and meeting calendars for the various City boards and commissions that may be involved in development processes.

Please keep in mind that the development process described in this Development Guide is the result of a continually improving process. It is the Community Development Department’s mission to make the development process accessible and efficient for you, the user.

Likewise, this Development Guide is a living document and is updated periodically. Its usefulness depends on feedback from the development community. Please feel free to forward any comments or suggestions regarding the development process or this guide to the Community Development Department, the email address is provided at the bottom of this page. Your input is greatly appreciated.

For more information about the City of Hitchcock, please give us a call at (409) 316-7234. Thank you for your interest in the City of Hitchcock! 

City of Hitchcock
Community Development Department
7423 Highway 6
Hitchcock, TX 77563
Phone: 409-316-7234
D. Joe Wood - Community Development Department
djwood@cityofhitchcock.org