Planning & Development Department 

Comprehensive Plans

Find complete documents for City's plan for growth and development

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life and ensure the growth of the city through strategic planning, sound and orderly development and in accordance with all federal, state, and municipal rules and regulations.


San Benito and Cameron County are the right places for your commercial and residential developments. 

South Parallel Corridor Project

South Parallel Corridor project

Groundbreaking for Segment II of the US 77/83 South Parallel Corridor Project took place on March 11, 2022. Once completed, this 3-mile stretch of highway will run through San Benito from FM 509 (Paso Real) to FM 2520 (Sam Houston Boulevard). This project will help improve travel and promote development within the City.

San Jose Ranch Road Project

San Jose Ranch Road
San Jose Ribbon complete
San Jose Ribbon Cutting

Groundbreaking for the construction and extension of San Jose Ranch Road took place on March 14, 2022, and was completed in March 2023. The 0.86-mile stretch of 2-lane roadway runs through San Benito from FM 509 (Paso Real) to FM 1846 (Williams Road), and helps improve travel and promote development within the City.

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Contact Us

  1. Johanna Maldonado

    Planning Director

    Johanna Maldonado
    jmaldonado@cityofsanbenito.com
    Phone: 956-361-3800

    Enrique Hernandez

    Planner 1
    ehernandez@cityofsanbenito.com
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext 404

    Monica Rodriguez

    Planner 1
    mrodriguez@cityofsanbenito.com
    Phone 956-361-3804, ext. 412

    Erika Reyes

    Administrative Assistant
    ereyes@cityofsanbenito.com
    Phone 956-361-3800, ext 402

    400 N. Travis St.
    San Benito, TX 78586
    Phone: 956-361-3804, ext 402
    Fax: 956-361-3810

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