Texas Counties Deliver

Planning & Development


Eddie Landrum Jr
1010 East Eight Street
Suite 114
Phone (432) 498-4241
Email: planning.development@ectorcountytx.gov

Hours of Operation

Mission Statement 

Is to collaborate with our citizens in protecting the health and safety of our community and improve the quality of life for all Ector County by facilitating transparent, orderly and sustainable development for today and tomorrow.

  • Permits are available on the Planning and Development website, the office at 1010 E. 8th St. Ste 114 or by links provided
    Development Structure - to ensure the elevation of a structure is at or above 1ft of crown of road.
    Drive Approach - needed to insure the driveway is connect to a county road properly.
    Right-Of-Way - needed when work is being done within a county road right-of-way.
    Cell Tower - needed as a reference for who owns the tower. 
  • There is no charge to obtain a permit. 
  • Valid Address – contact Eddie Vasquez at 432-381-0098
    Site Plan that includes location and distance of septic and water well from structure on the property
    Septic Permit – contact Health Department at 432-498-4141 
  • The permit is valid for 6 months. 
  • An inspection is required when the forms to a structure are set.
    Drive approach need to have a preliminary inspection. 
  • An inspection can be set up by contacting the office at
    Planning and Development Department
    1010 E. 8th St. Suite 114
  • The regulations are available on the Planning and Development Department website, the office at 1010 E. 8th St. Ste. 114
    or the link provided below
    Subdivision and MHRC Regulations
  • Elevation certificate is an essential tool that documents and confirms your home’s elevation relative to the estimated height floodwaters will reach in an event of a major flood in a high-risk area. 
  • An elevation certificate can be obtained from an engineering company. 
  • Information for flood zones can be found on the link below
    Flood Zones