The City of Hitchcock strives to create a development friendly atmosphere providing a high level of customer service. The staff encourages property owners and developers to ask questions in the early stages of a project. Clients may contact the staff at any time to ask questions regarding predevelopment issues.
The staff offers a predevelopment meeting opportunity to property owners, developers and their development teams to discuss proposed projects. A predevelopment meeting may be requested by contacting the City Planner.
The City of Hitchcock Development Guidelines provide an overview of the development process from economic development assistance to receiving a certificate of occupancy. The Development Guidelines may provide answers to many of your predevelopment questions.
To determine if a property is located within the municipal jurisdiction of the City of Hitchcock or what a property is zoned, check the Official Zoning Map or send a request to the City Planner.
To determine if the site you are interested in developing has the appropriate city utilities available or if you need a formal Utility Verification Letter, contact the City of Hitchcock Public Works Department, phone: (409) 986-5559.