Department Mission
Quality service - excellent results

Department Core Values

  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Empathy
  • Loyalty
  • Consistency

The goal of the Community Development department is to improve the environment and quality of life in Pearland by establishing and implementing quality standards for new development and by encouraging maintenance, preservation and reinvestment in older parts of the city. Community Development includes three divisions:  Planning, Permits and Administration.  If you plan to build in Pearland, then you are in the right location.  You will find information on how to obtain a permit, commercial and residential construction code, inspections, planning and zoning, and much more.

Community Development Quarterly Report

Code Compliance Departmental Responsibility Matrix 
Types of code violations with the department responsible and phone number to contact. Examples of areas addressed by the codes, regulations and ordinance.

Use the links below for more information on each department of Community Development. For a list of all city department phone numbers, click here.

The Planning Department is responsible for facilitating the development process in the City of Pearland.


Helping the people of Pearland create and maintain a quality living environment is the goal of the Permits and Inspection Department.

Community Development Administration is the umbrella division for all other divisions in the Community Development Department.