The City of Hitchcock Building Permit 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 8102 Highway 6 in the City of Hitchcock.

The Building Permit Department works together with the Community Development Department and other vital city departments to ensure that your project goes smoothly from start to finish. The Building Permit 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. 

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

Likewise, this 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 Building Permit 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) 986-5591. Thank you for your interest in the City of Hitchcock!

City of Hitchcock
Permit Department
8102 Highway 6
Hitchcock, TX 77563
Phone: 409-986-5591
Lisa Clements, Permit Clerk