Development Services

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Justin Development Services Department is to provide courteous and professional service to residents, property owners, and businesses in order to protect public health and safety, foster economic growth, and enhance the quality of life in Justin.

Values Statement

The Development Services Department adheres to strict values of public service, integrity, and transparency. We strive to deliver service that promotes the dignity and rights of all parties in an open and respectful way.


The Development Services Department encompasses three different offices. Depending on the service you require, please go to the relevant page below:

Planning & Zoning

The Planning & Zoning Office handles platting, zoning, and variance requests. If you are a landowner looking to build for residential or commercial purposes, start here.

Permitting & Inspections

The Permitting & Inspections Office handles building permits, inspection requests, Certificates of Occupancy, and other related requests. If you have verified that your land is properly platted and zoned, and wish to build, start here.

Code Compliance

The Code Compliance Office handles all matters relating to ensuring adherence to the City of Justin Code of Ordinances. If you wish to file a complaint or follow up on a case, start here.


Fee Schedule (Adopted by City Council Resolution #533-18 on 9/24/2018

Updated Subdivision Regulations 


Do you need to apply for a permit, register as a contractor, or report a code violation? Click here:

Contact Us 


Darrell Gentry

Development Services Manager

(940) 648-2541 ext. 106


Haley Benefield

Administrative Assistant

(940) 648-2541 ext. 102