Planning & Development

About the Department
The Planning and Development Department serves the City's residential, business, and development communities by promoting and implementing quality standards adopted for La Porte's current and long-term growth. In doing so, department staff is committed to providing the highest-level of customer service as evidenced in the department's mission statement.

Department Divisions
  • Engineering Division
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division
  • Inspection Services Division
  • Planning Division
Development Services
Working together, these divisions offer a variety of services to our community including:
  • Address Assignments
  • Capital Improvements Project Management
  • Code Enforcement
  • Construction Plan Review and Permitting
  • Design and Engineering of Public Improvements
  • Flood Plain Administration
  • Housing Assistance Referral
  • Mapping and Database Development
  • Private-Sector Development Guidance
  • Residential and Commercial Building Inspection
  • Street and Alley Abandonment
  • Street Lighting
  • Water and Sewer Extension Agreements