Development Services

 

P.O. Box 779, Suite 401
Galveston, TX 77553

(409) 797-3660


Link: Development Services Department

Organizational Chart

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Tietjens, Tim Executive Director (409) 797-3660
Gorman, AICP, Catherine Assistant Director & Historic Preservation Officer (409) 797-3660
Sukup, MCP, CBO, Todd Assistant Director & Chief Building Official (409) 797-3660

Building Division 

3015 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77550


Link: Building Division

The Building Division processes building, electrical, and air conditioning permits, among others. Staff monitor activities to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and ordinances. 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Sukup, MCP, CBO, Todd Assistant Director & Chief Building Official (409) 797-3979
Ewald, CBO, CFM, David Building Official & Floodplain Administrator (409) 797-3625
Torres, Richard Plans Examiner (409) 797-3814
Molina, Tina Permit Technician (409) 797-3620
Oberholtzer, Lindsey Permit Technician (409) 797-3620
Parrish, Cain Permit Technician (409) 797-3601
Alker, Patricia Combination Inspector (409) 797-3529
Lopez, Ricardo Combination Inspector (409) 797-3623
Plummer, Billy Combination Inspector (409) 797-3622
Toland, Robert "Joe" Combination Inspector (409) 797-3585
Valdez, Ariah Backflow & Irrigation Inspector (409) 797-3609

Coastal Resources Division 

823 Rosenberg, Suite 401
Galveston, TX 77550


Link: Coastal Resources Division

The Coastal Resources Division oversees implementation of the "City of Galveston Dune Protection and Beach Access Plan." Staff in this division oversee projects related to shoreline protection and beach nourishment, and assist property owners in navigating the City’s beachfront construction standards for construction along the coast.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Henry, AICP, Dustin Coastal Resources & Floodplain Manager (409) 797-3621
Greb, Virginia Assistant Coastal Resource Manager (409) 797-3545

Planning & Development Division 

823 Rosenberg, Suite 401
Galveston, TX 77550


Link: Planning & Development Division

The Planning & Development Division is responsible for reviewing all development and redevelopment of land, facilities, and amenities on the island. These projects are regulated by specific standards listed in the "Land Development Regulations of 2015." Staff is also involved in long-term planning efforts outlined in the "2011 Comprehensive Plan." Ultimately, city planners identify strategies and establish policies to guide development projects and manage population growth.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gorman, AICP, Catherine Assistant Director & Historic Preservation Officer (409) 797-3665
Montalvan, Adriel Planning Manager (409) 797-3645
Milburn, Pete Senior Project Manager (409) 797-3672
Lunsford, Daniel Planner (409) 797-3659
White, Karen Planning Technician (409) 797-3608