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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.
A permit is required for all construction projects within the city.
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.