Welcome to Development Services! The Development Services department applies and implements many of the policies and initiatives of the Town Manager and Town Council found in the Town's Strategic Plan with regard to the Town’s mission, vision and core values. As the Town of Little Elm continues to grow, it is important that growth is managed in an organic way and with respect to our Town’s small charm and natural aesthetics.
It is our honor and privilege to assist you in your development projects, and we strive to be accessible and timely in addressing all inquiries. For more information about Development Services, contact 214-975-0454.
Interested in developing in Little Elm? Check out our Development Portal to learn more about our development process and access forms.
Building Permits & Safety
Access permit forms for commercial and residential properties as well as building codes adopted by the Town of Little Elm.
To identify and notify the Town of code violations, go to our Community Integrity Department. Here you can also find food permit forms, restaurant scores, and more.
Use our interactive maps from the GIS department to learn more about the Town.
Planning & Zoning
To learn more about platting, subdivisions, zoning, signs, and variances, visit at our Planning & Zoning page. Here you can also find information about the Planning & Zoning Commission and HOAs.
Click here to find the Town of Little Elm’s design and construction standards or to find impact fee information.