The Planning Department provides guidance and shapes public policy related to growth and development. The Planning Department reviews all zoning, subdivision, and site development applications. The Planning Department coordinates the interdepartmental review of plans and prepares reports for the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Board of Adjustment. The Department maintains official records of approved land development activities, coordinates updates to the City's Comprehensive Plan, and administers the City's GIS system.
The mission of the Planning Department is to provide education, information, recommendation, and leadership to the citizens of Kyle so they can enjoy a quality of life enriched by choices in housing and transportation, efficient use of public infrastructure, distinctive community character, and a robust civic life. The Planning Department is committed to proactive, community-based planning founded on public participation, and to the building of livable, sustainable communities.
To maintain the health, safety, and general welfare of homes and businesses by obtaining compliance with City codes and ordinances through public awareness, education, and steadfast vigilance.
The Building Inspection Department is responsible for the issuance and inspection of all construction related permits, as well as the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy.
A permit is required prior to the commencement of any construction located on property within the city limits. Activities requiring permits are listed below:
New construction (commercial and residential)
Remodels (relocation or removal of interior walls, and/or electrical, mechanical, or plumbing)
Additions to existing structures
Accessory buildings and structures
Signs (new or re-facing)