Contact Us

Bob van Til, AICP
Director of Planning

 333 Water Street
PO Box 120
Belton, TX  76513

Ph: 254-933-5812
Fx: 254-933-5822

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Inspection requests must be received the day before please. Call 254-933-5812 to request an inspection or do so through the portal. 

About the Planning Department 

The Planning Department administers Belton development through Planning, Development Review, Building Permitting, and Building Inspections.
The Department operates as a "one-stop shop," beginning with initial long-range planning, and moving through a process that includes zoning, subdivision, site planning, construction plan review, permitting and inspections. 
The Department maintains the Comprehensive Plan, Thoroughfare Plan, and administers the Zoning Ordinance, Design Standards and Guidelines, and maintains an updated population estimate.

Do you have questions about rezoning your property? Contact Planner Tina Moore at or 254-933-5891.

Emerging Commercial Projects & Subdivisions
MAP: Emerging Commercial Projects

Azbell Electronics
interior remodel
1008 Arbor Park Drive Suites C-F
Bell Contractors
building addition
3082 West Highway 190
Bell County Overflow Warm-Up Arena
new construction
301 West Loop 121
Bell County Minimum Security Housing
addition 1201 Huey Drive
Belton ISD tennis courts
600 Lake Road
Boston Building
new three-story building in DT Belton
100 South East Street
Cedon Realty
interior remodel and balcony
207 East Central Avenue
Cefco Commissary remodel of warehouse 1000 Kirkley Drive
interior remodel (Walmart)
2604 North Main Street
Crossroads Church
parking lot
500 South IH 35 Service Road
Expo Plaza
new retail building with lease spaces
160 West Loop 121
Family Dollar sidewalk
new sidewalk
611 Holland Road
Fry's Restaurant
new parking lot
802 South Pearl Street
HEB Curbside Expansion
remodel to curbside pick up lot/building
2509 North Main Street
Linnemann Building
new three-story building in DT Belton
202 East Central Avenue
Mosaic Grill restaurant remodel
2608 N. Main Street, Suite A
Oakfire Pizza
new restaurant in DT Belton
107 North East Street
R&R Industries
new office and warehouse
7349 West Hwy 190 Service Road
Reinforcing Steel Supply
manufacturer and distribution
2910 Capital Way
Sanderford & Carroll Law Firm new two-story office building 1002 Arbor Park Drive
Taco Town
new restaurant
1228 N. Main Street
Take 5 Oil Change new construction 2500 N. Main Street
addition to warehouse and parking
2403 Taylors Valley Road
Tex Star Travel Center truck stop and convenience store 3463 W. Hwy 190
UMHB Practice Fields
update practice fields
1023 University Drive
UMHB Scoreboard
renovation to football field scoreboard
905 University Drive
USA Capital new warehouse 206 E. Grove Road
new office building
300 West US 190 Service Road
Woodhouse Spa
renovation and relocation
110 North Main Street

Major Residential Projects

Colonial Crossing, Phase II 132 apartments 3200 Colonial Parkway
Connell Subdivision 26 lots
Northwest corner of Connell and Huey
Guess Dulaney 6.0 acres, 10 lots East 25th Avenue
Lone Oak Estates
6 patio home lots South Estate Drive
Royal Heights 55 residential lots South Loop 121
RV Park
3360 South IH 35 Service Road
The Ridge at Belle Meadows, Phase I 41 residential lots, 1 retail, 2 multifamily Laila and Belle Meadow Drive
The Ridge at Belle Meadows, Phase II 46 residential lots Southwest Parkway
Southwood Hills, Phase III
apartment style duplexes
South Connell Street
Three Creeks, Phase IA 13 residential lots Ariel Cove
Three Creeks, Phase 6&7 138 lots North of Three Creeks Boulevard

(Updated the first of the month. Last update 11-1-21)

Current Population
Hike and Bike TrailIn 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the Belton population to be 18,216.Each year the Belton City Council adopts an updated population estimate by resolution. The estimate utilizes data available from the U.S. Census Bureau, combined with building permit and annexation data. The most recent estimates are:
2020: 23,054
2019: 22,078
2018: 21,721
2017:  21,214
2016:  20,517
2015:  19,809
2014:  19,314
2013:  18,981

Contractors and Builders
Inspections are conducted Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. unless offices are closed. Requests received after 8 a.m. are conducted the next business day.
Contractors are required to register with the city each calendar year at a rate of $50.
Those who have previously registered, may renew registration at anytime prior to the expiration of the current registration.
By law, state licensed electrical, plumbing and HVAC contractors are exempt from paying the registration fee, but please fill out the contractor registration form and provide a copies of a business license and proof of insurance to the Planning Department, so that our files stay current.
Please contact the Planning Department with any questions, 254-933-5812, 254-933-5822 (fax) or email.  

Please see these lists for Plumbers, Electricians, HVAC contractors and Roofers who are registered with the City of Belton, and located in closest proximity to Belton.

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