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The first and third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Meetings are held in the Cesar Gonzalez Meeting Hall at the Municipal Building, located at 401 N. Sam Houston Blvd. All Regular Commission Meetings are streamed live on the City’s Website at https://www.cityofsanbenito.com/562/Live-Stream
Fire drills observations can be scheduled by emailing Sandra Ramirez or calling 956-361-3880. Please try to schedule your Fire Drill at least 2 business days in advance.
Burn permits inside the City Limits are issued by contacting Planning & Development Department at 956-361-3804 Ex: 402. Burn permits outside the City Limits are issued by the Cameron County Fire Marshall at 956-554-6700.
City Burn Permit Application (PDF).
Do’s and Don’ts for Outdoor Burning at Your Residence (texas.gov)
You can visit the Police Department at 601 North Oscar Williams Rd. San Benito, Texas 78586 or call for an officer to visit you at your location. If it is an extreme emergency Please Call 911. All Non-Emergency Calls Please Call 956-361-3880 Ext 0.
You can call the Non-Emergency phone line at 956-361-3880 Ext 0 and request the extra patrol or request an Officer to come to your residence in person to request the extra patrol in person. You will need a list of names and telephone numbers of local authorized family or friends that will visit and maintain the house in your absence. If anything is found disturbed these people will be contacted.
A Police Report or Miscellaneous Report Costs is FREE and a traffic CRASH Report costs $6.00.
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The Christmas Parade is traditionally scheduled on the second Saturday of December at 6 p.m. in downtown San Benito on Sam Houston Blvd. Please call 956-361-3830 for more information.
You can go the City Hall at 485 N. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas 78586 and speak with the Vital Statics Registrar. Telephone 956-361-3800
ResacaFest is traditionally scheduled on the first Saturday in July, at Heavin Memorial Park, 705 N. Bowie, San Benito, Texas.
Please call 361-3804 Ext. 403.
Yes, we do. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May with a Silent March at 8:45 a.m. from City Hall to the Veterans War Memorial and a ceremony at 9 a.m.
Veterans Day is observed on November 11 with a March of Veterans at 8:45 a.m. from City Hall to the Veterans War Memorial and a ceremony at 9 a.m.
The Veterans War Memorial is located at the intersection of Sam Houston Blvd. and Rowson Street near the railroad tracks.
You can call the Parks & Recreation Office at 956-361-3830.
You can call us at (956) 361-3800, or you can come by in person to the Business Office and speak to a Business Office representative.
Please mail in advance prior to billing date to prevent disruption of services.