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    Planning and Development Services

    Avoid Long Wait Times

    In order to avoid long customer wait times, you are strongly encouraged to continue to contact staff by phone, email, and/or fax during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

    No Cash Payments

    The department is not accepting cash payments at this time. Credit card payments are accepted over the phone.

    Planning and Development

    Building Permits/Inspections

    Planning for Bryan’s Future

    As Bryan continues to grow as a community, the City has to have plans in place to manage that growth and assure that new infrastructure and development fits in with the character and quality of life that make Bryan unique. That’s where long-range planning comes in. The City’s Comprehensive Plan, and specific area plans, provide a vision to guide Bryan’s growth and development for the near term and for years to come.

    Who We Are, and What We Do

    The Development Services Department, which includes the Planning and Building Services divisions, plays a vital role in maintaining the vitality of the City of Bryan. The department provides citizens and development professionals with the information and support they need to expeditiously and safely design and build quality commercial and residential projects in our city.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Development Services Department is to provide quality customer services and education through teamwork and positive relationships to guide and promote development which helps build and maintain a valued community for current and future generations.

    Core Services

    • Administration of development related ordinances:
    • Ensuring that all construction occurs in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, and building codes
    • Issuing permits and licenses for construction, renovation, garage sales, vendors, solicitors, and signs
    • Identifying and coordinating the demolition of dangerous structures
    • Developing and implementing strategic plans for future growth and revitalization
    • Work with appointed boards, commissions, and committees to ensure development related issues are resolved in an expedient and professional manner



    Assistant Director

    Development Administrator

    Planning Services

    For general planning inquiries, please contact Planning Services.

    Building Services

    For general building services inquiries, please contact Building Services.