The Development Services Department oversees the City of Taylor’s building and development processes, the enforcement of City codes and ordinances, the revitalization of downtown through the Main Street Program, and other programs that support economic and community development.
The department includes several divisions focused on specific functions including:
The Administration division provides support to the other divisions within the department, oversees the City’s affordable housing programs and provides staff support to boards and commissions.
The Building division is responsible for ensuring that buildings are safe by reviewing plans and inspecting construction for compliance with the adopted building codes.
The Code Enforcement division is responsible for ensuring the community is safe and attractive through the enforcement of the City’s health and safety ordinances.
The Main Street division is responsible for the revitalization of downtown Taylor through historic preservation following the program administered at the state level by the Texas Main Street Program and at the national level by the National Main Street Center.
The Planning division is responsible for ensuring that development is consistent with the community’s vision through the implementation of the City’s development policies including the comprehensive plan, and the zoning and subdivision ordinances.
Tom Yantis, AICPAssistant City Manager
Courtney Peres, CNU-APlanning ManagerPhone: 512-309-6268
Brenda Joyas, CNU-ASenior City Planner
Jan Harris, CMSMMain Street ManagerPhone: 512-352-3463
Ruby LepePermit SupervisorPhone: 512-309-6183
Ana HuertaPermit TechnicianPhone: 512-309-6799
Justinh SauerPermit Technician
Victoria WinchesterAdministrative Assistant II
400 Porter St
Taylor, TX 76574
Phone: 512-352-3675 Opt: 3