Code Compliance / Development

1000 Avenue Y
Hondo, TX 78861
Fax: (830) 426-3353
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The City of Hondo’s Development Services department is responsible for coordinating all land and building development throughout the City and within the ETJ adopted by the City of Hondo City Council. Our department assists homeowners, business owners, and contractors in ensuring that their project, whether it be a new building, demotion, or remodel, is in compliance with applicable city and building codes. The City’s Fire Marshal is located within this department and works closely with design professionals, contractors, and building owners to ensure compliance with all fire codes and standards. The Development Services department is also responsible for helping to shape the future of Hondo through implementation and maintenance of the City’s Master Plan and policies related to growth and development. The Development Services department works closely with the Board of Adjustment and Planning & Zoning Commission in guiding the City’s growth and development. The department handles the following:

Current Planning, i.e. Permitting and Development
  • Permitting
  • Inspections
  • Site plan review
  • Subdivision/platting
  • Fees
Codes and Regulations Code Compliance Fire Marshal
  • UDC
  • Any other applicable/development related sections from Code of Ordinances
Planning & Zoning
  • Master Plan
  • Zoning map
The Code Compliance and Development Division staff are certified in Code enforcement with a Fire Marshal licensed and certified to perform plan reviews, inspections, and investigations while holding a Texas State Peace Officers license.



Emergency Contact: (830) 426-5353


Joe Ramon
Code Compliance Supervisor
Floodplain Specialist
Fire Marshall
jramon@hondo-tx.org

Lora Robbins
City Planner II
lrobbins@hondo-tx.org


Mission Statement: It is the intention of the City of Hondo Building Inspections and Code Compliance Department to provide a safe and healthy environment for its citizens.