Community Development


The Community Development Department is responsible for developing programs to retain, expand and attract businesses and residential investments to the city of Crowley and to coordinate activities in conjunction with civic and public groups.

Building Codes

On Feb. 4, 2016, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 02-2016-269 amending Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances to adopt updated versions of the Official Building Codes of the City with Local Amendments; repealing  Article IX "Housing Code" of Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances; providing that this ordinance shall be cumulative of all ordinances; providing a severability clause; providing for publication in the official newspaper and providing an effective date. Below is a list of code versions adopted by the city of Crowley.

2012 International Building Code
2012 International Residential Code
2015 International Energy Conservation Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Plumbing Code
2012 International Fuel Code
2011 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)

International Codes can be viewed on the International Code Council website and the National Electrical Code can be viewed on the National Fire Protection Association website.


It is the mission of the Community Development Department to maintain a high quality of life in Crowley by:
  • Encouraging the growth of business
  • Enhancing the property values within our community
  • Promoting the efficient and orderly development of private properties