Ramon E. Chavez, P.E.
Interim Director

Bruni Plaza
1120 San Bernardo Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78040

Phone :
(956) 794-1625
Fax:
(956) 795-2998

 
The Building Developmental Services Department is committed to working with the building community to ensure all structures are built in compliance with the local building code. Our staff works diligently to ensure homes and non-residential structures are built with safety in mind.
 
The City of Laredo Building Development Services offices are located on the north side of the Bruni Branch Library in downtown Laredo
 

We accept Check or Money Order as payment for permits and fees.
Garage sale permits must be paid with money order.

All new business must visit our office to register and obtain a Certificate of Occupancy before opening to customers.

We have new information available concerning the Neighborhood Empowerment Zone
Now available Neighborhood Empowerment Zone Map

Information regarding the NEZ
NEZ Application


Now available 2007-2012 Building Trend Analysis

NEW ORDINANCES became effective November 2012

New Building Codes took effect January 2013

2011 International Electrical Code (Ordinance 2012-O-181)
2012 International Plumbing Code (Ordinance 2012-O-181)
2012 International Building Code (2012-O-184)