Online services for submitting permits, scheduling inspections, and payments

The Planning Division is responsible for the comprehensive planning activities of the City and for administering the subdivision regulations. The division provides technical assistance to the Planning Commission, Historic Landmark Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustment through the processing of zoning change and specific use permit requests, subdivision plat requests, requests for variances and special exceptions to the regulations of the zoning ordinance and requests for certificates of appropriateness, historic tax exemptions and historic preservation loans. This division is also responsible for amendments to the zoning ordinance and subdivision regulations. In addition, the Planning Division provides technical assistance to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway Commission and various neighborhood associations.

For Base Flood Elevations (B.F.E.’s) in the Federal Insurance Rate Map (F.I.R.M.’s) undetermined “A” zones, within the city limits of Beaumont, please contact the Floodplain Administrator at 409-880-3764 or go to the Planning & Zoning Office.

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Housing Tax Credit Application Deadline

Any group requesting a Resolution from the City of Beaumont related to Housing Tax Credit applications must provide a request in writing no later than December 1st to be considered. The request should include the location of the proposed project as well as the number of units proposed. Please send notifications to the following:

Chris Boone, Director, Director
City of Beaumont
Planning & Community Development Department
801 Main, Suite 201
Beaumont, TX 77701

If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us at (409)880-3100.

Pre-Development Meetings

Pre-development meetings are free of charge and offered every Thursday at 9am, 10am and 11am, first come first served.  These meetings may be held in-person or virtually and department plan reviewers will be represented.  Large projects such as new construction, large renovations, subdivisions, preliminary projects, etc. are welcome.  To schedule your pre-development meeting please click here.  If you have any questions, please contact Building Codes.


You can apply for a permit online on our Building Codes portal here.

The easiest way is to simply call 311, email us at [email protected] or submit through the City’s smart phone app: Beaumont 311 

You can call our office at 880-3719, call 311 or check the status on our Beaumont311 smart phone app.