City of Palmview

City Inspections

This position is a chartered position appointed by the City Council and who reports administratively to the City Manager.
The planning department is responsible for guiding the responsible growth in the City by managing the changes in land use and the permitting processes. The planning department works together with the City Council, Planning and Zoning Board, City Manager, and the other City departments to implement strategies to ensure Palmview remains a place for everyone. 

The code enforcement department responds to complaints received from citizens relating to alleged violations and are out in the field daily identifying violations to resolve and inspecting projects to ensure federal, state, and local codes and regulations are adhered to. Although the code enforcement department is proactive in seeking out violations, we consider the City’ residents and business owners an important resource in terms of reporting violations.

The department of public works provides citizens of Palmview a wide range of public services which contribute to the health, safety, and betterment of the community. Everyday staff is on the ground delivering services and projects to improve the quality of life for citizens, visitors, and workers. The number one goal for our departments is to provide exceptional, responsive, and dependable service to our residents and businesses on a daily basis.

Areas of responsibility include: Processing building permits, business licenses, sign permits, subdivision plat review, rezoning requests, responding to complaints, identifying building code violations, identifying nuisance code violations, identifying property maintenance code violations, identifying right-of-way code violations, identifying zoning code violations, stormwater inspections, right-of-way mowing, street maintenance, identifying street light outages, street sign maintenance, park maintenance, inlet maintenance, buildings and grounds maintenance, animal control, mosquito control, and flood control.

Rodolfo Flores III

Rodolfo Flores III

Planning Director

Biography: Rodolfo Flores III; 15+ years of water utility and municipal experience; Joined the Palmview Team in October 2018 after an approximate 14-year career with a water utility; Holds a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University; Knowledge in planning, budgeting, and management of construction activities. Substantial knowledge working with federal and state funding agencies and outlay reports. Working knowledge of ESRI geographic information systems software and applications. Knowledge in developing and implementing capital improvement plans and asset management processes.

  • Certified Stormwater Inspector designation attained through the National Stormwater Center
  • Utility Management Institute Certification administered by NADBank and hosted by the University of the Incarnate Word

Professional Affiliations:

Member of the Valley Building Officials Association (VBOA)

Contact Information

Planning/Code Enforcement/Public Works Office hours:
Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Office is located at Palmview City Hall
400 W. Veterans Blvd.
Palmview, TX 78572
(956) 432-0300 x323
(956) 581-7494 (fax)
rflores@cityofpalmview.us

The City Secretary maintains permanent records including Minutes of meeting proceedings, Ordinances, Resolutions, Official Budgets, Easements, and Deeds.  Other records maintained in this office include agreements, contracts, and administrative files.

The City Council meets regularly on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are held at Palmview City Hall at 400 W. Veterans Blvd. Palmview, Texas.

The agenda is posted in a hard copy on the bulletin board located outside the City Hall building and are posted 72 hours before the meeting date as required by law.  The agenda is also posted on the city’s website at www.cityofpalmview.com.  Courtesy copies are provided at the meeting and/or are available upon request in the City Secretary’s Office.

The request must be submitted in written form: 1) By dedicated email at publicinformation@cityofpalmview.us; 2) By fax (956) 581-7494; or 3) In person at Palmview City Hall, 400 W. Veterans Blvd. Palmview, TX. Refer to the Rights/Responsibilities under the Public Information Act notice for additional information.

Elections for City Council seats are held every two years on even-numbered years and are held in November.  Periodically, elections for referendums or propositions may be called to be held at either a May or November, uniform election date.

The requirements to run for office is a combination of statutory and charter requirements.  Kindly refer to the City Charter and Texas Election Code for requirements.