Development Services

The City of Ovilla is committed to providing citizens, businesses, and developers with the information and support they need to expeditiously and safely design and build quality residential and commercial structures and subdivisions throughout the city.

The City is dedicated to the promotion and development of new and expanding businesses in Ovilla.

Core responsibilities of the Development Services Department include:

  • Working with citizens, businesses and developers to promote growth
  • Working with appointed boards, commissions, and committees to ensure development related issues are resolved in an expedient and professional manner
  • Maintenance and enforcement of all development related ordinances
  • Ensuring all construction occurs in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, and building codes
  • Issuing permits and licenses for construction, renovation, garage sales, vendors, solicitors, and signs
  • Identifying and coordinating the demolition of dangerous structures
  1. Contact us

    Cathy Gaeta

    Planning and Development Coordinator




    105 Cockrell Hill

    Ovilla, Texas 75154


    (972) 617-7262 – Office


    Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Monday through Friday