City of Laredo Ordinances

The Building Development Services Department is responsible for various ordinances and amendments to the Code of Ordinances. Periodically we update existing or create new ordinances to better establish guidelines and regulations for various aspects of construction, development, and code enforcement.

Code of Ordinances

Land Development Code

Subdivision Ordinance

The complete City of Laredo Code of Ordinances can be found online using the Municode website. Hard copies can also be obtained by contacting the City Secretary's office (956.791.7300)

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The Land Development Code book states regulations for development of properties, in regards to zoning requirements,  parking requirements, and other aspects of land development. (View Code)

The Subdivision Ordinance lays out the process and requirements by which a plat is created and recorded with the Planning and Zoning department. The Building Development Services department also reviews plats as part of the development process. (View Ordinance)

Ordinances

AMUSEMENT REDEMPTION MACHINE - MAQUINITAS

 

CODE OF ORDINANCES


COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL PLAN REVIEW AND PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

 

DIAPER CHANGING STATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Economic Incentive Development Program Iturbide Street
Economic Incentive Development Program Iturbide Street Resolution 2016-R-130

 

ELECTRICAL

 

FIRE CODES

 

 

 

 

GENERAL CONTRACTORS

IRRIGATION ORDINANCE

 

INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE

 

MECHANICAL

 

MONEY-IN-LIEU OF TREES

 

MULTIFAMILY DWELLINGS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

PARKLAND DEDICATION ORDINANCE

PARKLAND DEDICATION ORDINANCE - 2008-O-054

 

PLUMBING

 

REGISTRATION OF GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS

 

REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

 

RESIDENTIAL SETBACKS- AMENDED
Ordinance 2021-O-025

 

RIGHT-OF-WAY (R.O.W.)

 

SIGN

 

STANDARD SPECIFICATION

 

SWIMMING POOL

TEMPORARY PARKLET PILOT PROGRAM - ORDINANCE