About Building Development Services

Mission Statement

Protect the Lives and Safety of the Public & to Preserve the Quality of Life, Contributing to the Economic Development of our Cities.

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.

Arturo Garcia

Building Development Services Director

1120 San Bernardo Ave.

Laredo, Texas 78040


The Department is subdivided into 6 divisions that oversee various aspects of permitting, construction, and enforcement of the Code of Ordinances

About our location

Building Development

Services Department

Bruni Plaza

1120 San Bernardo Ave

Laredo, Texas 78040


We are located on the north side of the Bruni Branch Library. Our main entrance is located through the glass door on the northwest side of the building