Building is a Division of the Development Services Department. They review and inspect all development within the City, specifically residential, commercial, and site development on parcels of land to the applicable International Code Council (ICC) Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel-Gas, Energy Conservation, and Property Maintenance Codes, National Electrical Code, LCRA Highland Lakes Watershed Ordinance, and any other applicable State and City Codes.


Building is also designated as the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) for purposes of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), provides final interpretation of building regulations, and handles all reviews associated with Federal, State, and City Codes associated with building in the floodplain and floodplain management. Any Building staff member can assist Lago Vista residents in regards to these items. The main contact for this Division is the Building Official.