Development Services

A New Way of Doing Business

The Development Services Division is excited to bring you a new way of doing business with the launch of a new software system.

Login today to our customer-facing side of the system called Citizen Self Service (CSS) which will enable you to create a new account, submit, track and pay online.

Stay tuned for updates, tutorials, system maintenance notifications and resources on our CSS page.

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Citizen Self Service Portal

Development Services Division

The Development Services Division comprises four departments: Building Inspections, Code Compliance, Engineering, and Planning. Each department assists citizens and the development community through the many stages of development and construction — from zoning, to plan approvals, to permits, to inspections, to code enforcement. Each of the links below will help provide you with the information you need regarding development in McKinney.

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Find the Resources you need to Develop in the City of McKinney
The City of McKinney’s Development Portal will help you navigate to helpful information, submittal checklists, applications, fee schedules, ordinance and code references, and other information from each department in the Development Services Division.


Learn More About Current Development Projects in McKinney

Are you interested in new projects that have been submitted to the Development Services Division such as a new residential subdivision or a new commercial construction project?  We invite you to visit our Interactive Land Use Planning Map where you can retrieve information such as the project address, parcel ID and zoning. Then, you can use the address or parcel ID you collect to conduct detailed searches in CSS regarding open permits, plans and inspections at the location you specify.