The primary objective of the Building Department is to provide construction standards enforcement to safeguard health and property in the interest of public welfare. This is accomplished by:
  • Adopting model codes and standards
  • Checking building plans for compliance with code requirements
  • Inspecting the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, and use of buildings and structures
  • Issuing contractor registrations and required permits
  • Maintaining department records
  • Performing inspections during construction
  • Reinforcing city ordinances

Additional Services
The department supports and enforces the city's Code Of Ordinances in cooperation with the Planning and Zoning Commission and investigates and resolves complaints received by the public concerning alleged code violations.

Zoning Map

View the City of Converse Zoning Map.

Other Resources:

Ordinance 612 Article IV Section 23- Storm drainage Revisions

Ordinance 620 Building Fees Revisions

Political Sign Approved Installation and Placement

Important Notifications from the Building Department

Notices concerning Water Treatment Appliances (water softeners, p-traps)