Development Services

Department Overview

The Development Services Department processes development applications, creates and refines development policies, and continues to improve the efficiency of the one-stop-shop process. The Department is also responsible for maintaining all geospatial data in the City, providing mapping support for the City, and monitoring and maintaining records of all approved land development applications, building permits, and right-of-way permits. The Department is responsible for maintaining all Development Services-related content on the City website including the Hutto SOAR 2024 Comprehensive Plan.

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Development Services Department is to develop a healthy, vibrant city through thoughtful implementation of the Comprehensive Plan, Unified Development Code, and other adopted development policies. The Department is committed to providing superior customer service with an emphasis on creating a City with a strong economic base and a wide range of diversified housing opportunities while still promoting an attractive small-town atmosphere.