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A permit is required for all construction projects within the city.
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Completed applications can be returned to the Development Services Department or submitted using MyPermitNow.
All permit applications can be found on the Forms and Applications page.
Yes, in some cases. The city has a one (1) mile extraterritorial jurisdiction from the city limit. Permitting for signs, subdivisions (subdividing of land), non-point source pollution permits, and water quality is done through the city.
For properties outside the city limit connected to the city's water or wastewater system, a plumbing permit is required form the city.
Building, electrical, mechanical, and other related permits are not issued by the city; however, it is recommended that you contact the Burnet County offices for permitting requirements.
Permit fees vary widely depending on whether it is a residential or commercial project, and whether a utility connection is required or not.
To review the fee schedule relating to permitting click here, or contact the Development Services Department for more information.
Permits that do not require a review of construction plans, such as a plumber changing out a water heater, are issued immediately. Permits that require the review of construction plans vary depending on the project. For more information on permitting and review time-frames please contact the Development Services staff.
Please consult the Building Official regarding any amendments to the adopted codes that may or may not exist.