Growth Assessment Team

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The Growth Assessment Team reviews any development within the unincorporated areas of Ellis County. Members of this team will review each development to ensure compliance with all County regulations and help promote quality growth and maintaining the overall public health. Each proposed development is required to meet with the team prior to submitting an application in order to minimize potential issues.

To schedule a meeting with the team, please email us.

Alberto Mares, AICP, DR, CPMDirector of Planning & Development
Ted L. Kantor, PECounty Engineer
Sara Garcia
Development Process Manager
Joseph Jackson, PE, CFMAssistant County Engineer
Tim BirdwellFire Marshal
David BullAssistant Fire Marshall
Danny Huskins, DR, SEConstruction/Hydrology Inspector
Kevin Prince, DR, SEConstruction Inspector