Building Standards Commission

This is a seven (7) member administrative commission which has decision making powers. The purpose of this board is to consider, determine appeals, and grant exemptions to International Codes such as Electrical, Energy Conservation, Building, Fire, Residential, Property Maintenance codes, etc. and provide just, practical methods, and other remedy provided by the City of Pharr Building Code, or any other ordinances or regulations, buildings or structures which from any cause endanger the life, health, property, safety or welfare of the residents, and may be required to be repaired, vacated, or demolished. The board meets as needed typically the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Commissioners Room, second floor of Pharr City Hall.

Meetings:

The board meets as needed typically the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. View meeting agendas and minutes

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Building Standards Commission include:

  • Consider appeals and grant exemptions to International Codes
  • Provide practical methods or remedies for building or structures which may cause endanger to life, health, and safety.
Position Term Name Term Starts Term Ends
Chairman 3yrs Ruben Escobar 04/06/2020 04/17/2023
Member 3yrs Hector Guerra 04/06/2020 04/17/2023
Member 3yrs Jaime Flores 04/06/2020 04/17/2023
Member 3yrs Ramiro Espinosa 04/06/2020 04/17/2023
Member 3yrs Ramiro Gutierrez 04/06/2020 04/17/2023
Member 3yrs Roy Torres 04/06/2020 04/17/2023
Member 3yrs Johnny Ramos 04/06/2020 04/17/2023