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City of Seguin Planning Department

The Seguin Planning Department works to provide for the health, safety and general welfare of the City of Seguin by promoting growth and development policies that protect and preserve places and areas of historical, environmental and cultural importance and by fostering policies that support neighborhood integrity and a thriving business climate.

The City of Seguin requires conformance with its Unified Development Code (UDC). The purpose of the UDC is to implement the vision of the adopted Comprehensive Master Plan and to promote the public health, safety and general welfare and quality of life of the present and future citizens of the City of Seguin. The UDC includes all regulations and other matters regarding land use and development of land, including zoning, subdivision, platting, site development, floodplains, and historic preservation. 

For more information on the Seguin Planning Department including links to the UDC and development applications, visit their website here.

City of Seguin Capital Projects & Engineering Department

The City of Seguin Capital Projects and Engineering Department works to construct, improve and maintain Seguin's transportation and drainage network in a safe and efficient manner.

The Capital Projects & Engineering Department:

  • Manages the design and construction of City infrastructure projects,
  • Evaluates street and drainage infrastructure complaints and facilities and formulates appropriate solutions,
  • Provides support for asset management and capital project development, 
  • Review of subdivisions and land development projects for compliance with City requirements,
  • Evaluates and updates standards and specifications,
  • Provides engineering support to other departments, and
  • Coordinates with Federal, State and Local agencies, as necessary.

For more information on the City of Seguin Capital Projects and Engineering Department, visit their website here.

City of Seguin Permits and Inspections

The City of Seguin Permits and Inspections department reviews permits, plans and conducts inspections to ensure that construction within the city limits meets the standards of the adopted codes. 

The City of Seguin has adopted the following Codes:

  • 2020 National Electric Code - Adopted by the State of Texas
  • 2018 National Fire Protection Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018  International Residential Code
  • 2018  International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018  International Plumbing Code
  • 2018  International Mechanical Code
  • 2018  International Building Code
  • City Flood Ordinance and FEMA Guidelines
  • Seguin Unified Development Code

For more information on the City of Seguin Permits and Inspections department, visit their website here.

For all permitting and registration needs, please visit the City of Seguin Development Services Portal and complete the following steps:

  1. Log On or Register a user account.
  2. Apply for a License (Contractors are required to provide a copy of Certificate of Liability Insurance. Please include a copy of the required State license and/or Government Issued ID).
  3. Apply for your Permit 

City of Seguin Permit Applications can be accessed by clicking here.