Development, Permits, & Inspections

Developers who wish to develop property within the city limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City of Manvel must comply with the city's Design Criteria Manual.  To view the Design Criteria Manual, and other adopted city development plans click on the "Adopted Development Plans" to the left.

Submittal Schedules


  • City Council Submittal Schedule - PDF
  • Planning, Zoning, and Development Submittal Schedule - PDF

Fee Schedule


The City Council adopted a new Fee Schedule (PDF) of rates, deposits and other charges for Zoning, Platting, Building and other Related Matters effective April 13, 2015.
Rental Properties
Rental Properties in the City of Manvel must be registered with the Permit Department at City Hall on an annual basis.  The following forms must be completed each year to register with the City of Manvel:
Important Forms & Documents
  1. Application Forms
  2. Building Permit Packets
  3. Checklists
  4. Online Permit Applications