Development Services

 

3015 Market
Galveston, TX 77550

409-797-3620


Link: Development Services Department


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Tietjens, Tim Executive Director (409) 797-3668  
Gorman, AICP, Catherine Assistant Director & Historic Preservation Officer (409) 797-3665  
Sukup, MCP, CBO, Todd Assistant Director & Chief Building Official (409) 797-3979  

Building Division 

3015 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77550

409-797-3620


Link: Building Division

The Building Division processes building, electrical, and air conditioning permits, among others. Staff monitor activities to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and ordinances. 


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Sukup, MCP, CBO, Todd Assistant Director & Chief Building Official (409) 797-3979  
Ewald, CBO, CFM, David Building Official & Floodplain Administrator (409) 797-3625  
Molina, Tina Permit Technician (409) 797-3620  
Oberholtzer, Lindsey Permit Technician (409) 797-3620  
Parrish, Cain Permit Technician (409) 797-3601  
Alker, Patricia Combination Inspector (409) 797-3529  
Allen, Mitch Combination Inspector (409) 797-3622  
Lopez, Ricardo Plans Examiner/Combination Inspector (409) 797-3623  
Toland, Robert "Joe" Combination Inspector (409) 797-3585  
Norman, Janice Backflow/Irrigation Inspector (409) 797-3814  

Coastal Resources Division 

3015 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77550

P.O. Box 779
Galveston, TX 77553

409-797-3545


Link: Coastal Resources Division

The Coastal Resources Division oversees implementation of the "City of Galveston Dune Protection and Beach Access Plan." Staff in this division oversee projects related to shoreline protection and beach nourishment, and assist property owners in navigating the City’s beachfront construction standards for construction along the coast.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Cole, Russell Assistant Coastal Resources Manager 409-797-3545  

Planning & Development Division 

3015 Market
Galveston, TX 77550

P.O. Box 779
Galveston, TX 77553

409-797-3660


Link: Planning & Development Division

The Planning & Development Division is responsible for reviewing all development and redevelopment of land, facilities, and amenities on the island. These projects are regulated by specific standards listed in the "Land Development Regulations of 2015." Staff is also involved in long-term planning efforts outlined in the "2011 Comprehensive Plan." Ultimately, city planners identify strategies and establish policies to guide development projects and manage population growth.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Collins, Patrick Planning Technician (409)-797-3508  
Gorman, AICP, Catherine Assistant Director & Historic Preservation Officer (409) 797-3665  
Montalvan, Adriel Planning Manager (409) 797-3645  
Milburn, Pete Senior Project Manager (409) 797-3672  
Lunsford, Daniel Planner (409) 797-3659