Development Services

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Justin Development Services Department is to provide courteous and professional service to residents, property owners, and businesses in order to protect public health and safety, foster economic growth, and enhance the quality of life in Justin.

Values Statement

The Development Services Department adheres to strict values of public service, integrity, and transparency. We strive to deliver service that promotes the dignity and rights of all parties in an open and respectful way.


The Development Services Department encompasses three different offices. Depending on the service you require, please go to the relevant page.

Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Office handles platting, zoning, and variance requests. If you are a landowner looking to build for residential or commercial purposes, start here.

Permitting & Inspections

The Permitting and Inspections Office handles building permits, inspection requests, Certificates of Occupancy, and other related requests. If you have verified that your land is properly platted and zoned, and wish to build, start here.

Code Compliance

The Code Compliance Office handles all matters relating to ensuring adherence to the City of Justin Code of Ordinances. If you wish to file a complaint or follow up on a case, start here.

The City Council adopted the 2018 IBC Model Codes by Ordinance Number 677-20 on June 29, 2020. This Ordinance rescinded the use of all prior Codes for building and construction within the City



Apply for a permit, register as a contractor, or report a code violation. For instructions on how to use MyGov, read the How-To Guide. (PDF)

Interactive Zoning Map

View our interactive zoning map.