Building & Standards Commission


  • Meets monthly
  • City Hall
    1001 E Elizabeth Street
    2nd Floor
    Brownsville, TX 78520
  • Phone: 956-550-8345


  • Each member shall be appointed by the City Commission
  • Each appointed member shall serve a 2-year term. No limit is set forth on the number of terms a member may serve.
  • 7 members:
    • 5 members
    • 2 alternates


The Building and Standards Commission was created by Ordinance #90-1212, as authorized by House Bill 1587 and amended with Ordinance #2008-1485 on May 20, 2008. The commission reviews and acts upon the proposed condemnations of vacant buildings in the City.