Development & Permitting Center

COVID-19 Operations

Facial Coverings

Beginning Monday, June 29, 2020, all customers will be required to wear facial covering upon entering the 700 Main Center building, as well as the Development Center. Anyone not wearing a facial covering may be denied entry to the building and/or the center.

Social Distancing

Please adhere to social distancing guidelines while at the Development Center.  A maximum of five (5) customers at a time will be allowed into the Development Center. If the Development Center is full, you will be asked to wait in the hallway until space is available.

Schedule an Appointment

In order to avoid the wait time in the office, please call (361) 485 - 3320 to make an appointment with one of our Development Services Specialist.

Development Guide

In order to obtain a building permit for a new structure, developers must follow procedures and provide all documents required by the City of Victoria for review.

Information in the Development Guide will provide developers a list of the required materials as well as information on how materials need to be compiled. If you are attempting to receive a building permit, please ensure all procedures found in the Development Guide have been resolved.

Dial before you dig recommendations

Dial Before You Dig

  • Locate Natural Gas Lines
    Phone: 800-545-6005
  • Locate Underground Lines
    Phone: 800-344-8377