The Community Development Department has produced a Development Guide to assist local landowners, architects, engineers, developers, and other interested parties to understand the significant phases of the development and building process in the City of Tomball and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
The Building Division is responsible for code compliance of all ground-up construction within the City of Tomball. The Division reviews all plans for residential construction, remodeling, additions, new commercial and tenant build-outs.
Here you will find more information about our Building Division and material covering building permits and building inspections.
Here you will find more information about our Engineering Division and material regarding applications, the storm water management program, development criteria, the development review committee, floodplain management, and platting.
The objective of the Planning Division is to facilitate development in the City of Tomball by advocating a long-term, comprehensive approach to planning in a manner that preserves the values and character of Tomball while providing for strategic and complimentary new-growth.
Here you will be able to obtain information about the City's development requirements and procedures, and planning applications.
Would you like to schedule a Pre-Development Meeting?
To schedule a Pre-development meeting with City Staff, please contact the Community Development Department at 281-290-1405.