Development Services

Our Mission Statement

To educate, support, and execute the building of a better community by providing our customers and the citizens of Marble Falls the resources, knowledge, and professional expertise to manage our most important long-term investment - our community.

Department Goals

It is our goal to facilitate a positive development experience within the city and to consistently provide each customer helpful, timely, and professional service. We are here to safeguard public health, safety, and welfare, while growing a sustainable and economically diverse community.

Development Services Chart


The City of Marble Falls is updating the floodplain maps.  Paper copies of the Preliminary FIRMs are available to view at the Development Services Department.  For more information please visit

2018 Annual Building Report
2019 Zoning


The City of Marble Falls adopted the new Development Code and Zoning Map, effective January 1, 2019. For more information click here.

2018 Flood Event Documentation

Below is a summary of major areas of responsibility which the department manages and has expertise in.

  • Permitting
  • Inspections
  • Building Codes
  • Floodplain Administration
  • Utility Connections
  • Development Fees
  • Temporary Use(s)
  • NPS/Water Quality
  • Zoning 
  • Land Development
  • Subdivisions/ Platting 
  • Strategic Planning
  • Downtown Planning
  • Annexation
  • Addressing
  • Mapping
  • Property Maintenance
  • Signs
  • Junk Vehicles
  • High Grass
  • Improper parking
  • Nuisance Abatement 
  • Spatial Data Collection
  • Infrastructure digitizing