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How do I obtain a building permit?

To obtain a building permit the following will be required:

  1. Site plan (plot plan) - including but not limited to the proposed improvement(s) noting building:
    • Adjacent public roadways
    • Driveways
    • Existing structures
    • North point
    • Separation and setbacks
  2. Floor plan
  3. Roof plan
  4. Exterior elevations
  5. Construction details
  6. Structural plans (must include second floor framing plan when applicable)
  7. Foundation plan (must be sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Engineer)
  8. Engineering letter for foundation design is required; this letter should include a statement that the foundation has been designed specifically for soil conditions of listed lot (Must be sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Engineer)
  9. Masonry on Wood (Must be sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Engineer of built to COG detail)
  10. Electrical plan (may be combined with floor plan)
  11. Plumbing plan (may be combined with floor plan)
  12. Berry Farms and Country Ridge need drainage studies submitted in addition to building plans.
  13. Some neighborhood associations require a stamp of approval on plans. Please check with your association before submitting building plans.

Note

Foundation plan, details and engineer’s letter shall include:

  1. Address
  2. Subdivision
  3. Lot
  4. Block
  5. Plan number

Plumbing Rough Inspection

A Form Survey sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Surveyor will be required to be on site for the Plumbing Rough Inspection.

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