The Hidalgo County Planning Department is responsible for:
  • Guiding and managing the growth of the unincorporated areas of the County through policies
  • Overseeing decisions and regulations adopted by the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court
  • Reviewing and issuing light and water certificates
  • Conducting site plan reviews/inspections for compliance with setback requirements and commercial requirements
  • Conducting investigations of complaints relating to subdivision plat note violations and follow up with proper enforcement guidelines
  • Coordinating Subdivision Advisory Board meetings in order to meet the requirements of the County Subdivision regulations

Contact Information

You can also contact us at one of our substations listed below:
  • Pct. 1 Substation (956) 968-4734
  • Pct. 3 Substation (956) 205-7045
The Planning Department will be closed on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 from 3 - 5 p.m for a staff meeting. This will include their Pct. 1 & Pct. 3 Planning Substations. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your cooperation.