Planning & Development Division

Zoning, Building Permits, Inspections, Contractor Licensing, Code Enforcement. 

The Planning & Development Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for many activities throughout the City of Hays. Those responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate land development activities through the administration of zoning and subdivision regulations within the City of Hays and the ETJ area surrounding the city
  • Administer the National Flood Insurance Program for the City of Hays
  • Enforce City of Hays Code of Ordinances pertaining to general nuisances
  • Issue building permits
  • Perform inspections for construction projects
  • Provide licensing to contractors
  • Provide a wealth of information to the general public concerning zoning, codes, planning, and permits
  • Review plans and specifications for city construction projects
  • Review plans for building code compliance for new construction and remodels

Report a Concern

To report a concern to Planning & Development please fill out a request form.