What is my property zoned?
There are 27 different zoning categories within the City of Galveston. Please contact a planner in the Department of Planning and Community Development for assistance with determining the zoning of your property. Each zoning category has specific land uses which are allowed. The land uses allowed within each zoning district are listed in the appendices of the Galveston Zoning Standards, which is available on the City Code webpage.

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1. Who is responsible for maintaining street gutters?
2. What requires a building permit?
3. I submitted a complete, accurate permit application. When will my permit be ready for pick up?
4. What is my property zoned?
5. What restrictions are there on properties in a historic district?
6. What is the difference between abandoned vehicles and junked vehicles?
7. Which properties require beachfront construction permits?
8. What are the landscaping requirements for my business?
9. What signs require a permit?
10. How do I open a business?