The Engineering, Planning and Development Department assists citizens and the development community through all stages of development, including planning, zoning, plan review, permitting, construction inspection, building inspection, and final acceptance. The department also maintains the city's GIS database and mapping.
We are here to support growth in the community and to ensure that both public and private infrastructure is constructed, altered or maintained to the standard for quality of life and safety in the City of Paris.
Enforcement of zoning and subdivision regulations
Plan review and construction inspection
Contractor registration and licensing
Enforcement of the building and fire safety codes
Permitting for construction, renovation, electrical, plumbing, irrigation, HVAC, certificate of occupancy and signs
Staff liaison to appointed boards, commissions and committees to ensure development-related issues are resolved in an expedient and professional manner
Management of infrastructure improvement projects such as water lines, sanitary sewers, streets, and storm drains
Coordination with TxDOT to provide a safe, convenient and efficient transportation system
Assign 911 addresses inside the city limits of Paris, Texas