The Planning and Community Development Department provides a focal point for all development within Haltom City by providing coordination between the members of the community/developer and various City departments. The Planning Department prepares and submits land use-related reports to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Adjustments. The Planning Department is primarily responsible for administering all land use-related ordinances and statutes in adherence to the policies established by the City Council while employing such managerial techniques needed to assure efficient utilization of the City's resources.
The Haltom City Building Inspection Division strives to maintain updated regulations that provide for safety and appropriate access to all buildings in Haltom City. The division provides an effective program for timely reviewing, inspecting, and permitting of construction, renovation, and occupancy of all buildings and their appurtenances. Fair and impartial treatment is given to all citizens, builders, contractors, and developers.