Permit Fees*

Sign permits

  • Portable promotional: $25.00
  • Wind devices: $25.00
  • All other signs: $50.00 per sign / site plan

New Construction


The following fees include all necessary permits except water and sewer connections and park fees.

Residential Building Permit

Occupancy Use
Fee
Single-family (attached or detached) $0.75 per square foot under roof

Administrative Cost: In the event a third-party inspector is used, the actual cost of the third-party inspector services plus an administrative fee of $0.25 per square foot under roof shall be assessed and collected in the amount of no less than $450.00

Commercial Plan Review


Valuation
Fee
$1.00 to $10,000 $50.00
$10,001 to $25,000 $70.69 for the first $10,000 plus $5.46 for each additional $1,000
$25,001 to $50,000 $152.59 for the first $25,000 plus $3.94 for each additional $1,000
$50,001 to $100,000 $251.09 for the first $50,000 plus $2.73 for each additional $1,000
$100,001 to $500,000 $387.59 for the first $100,000 plus $2.19 for each additional $1,000
$500.001 to $1,000,000 $1,263.59 for the first $500,000 plus $1.85 for each additional $1,000
$1,000,001 and up $2,188.59 for the first $1,000,000 plus $1.23 for each additional $1,000

Commercial Construction and Inspection


Valuation Fee
$1.00 to $10,000 $76.92
$10,001 to $25,000 $108.75 for the first $10,000 plus $8.40 for each additional $1,000
$25,001 to $50,000 $234.75 for the first $25,000 plus $6.06 for each additional $1,000
$50,001 to $100,000 $386.25 for the first $50,000 plus $4.20 for each additional $1,000
$100,001 to $500,000 $596.25 for the first $100,000 plus $3.36 for each additional $1,000
$500.001 to $1,000,000 $1,940.25 for the first $500,000 plus $2.85 for each additional $1,000
$1,000,001 and up $3,365.25 for the first $1,000,000 plus $1.89 for each additional $1,000


Repairs, Additions, or Alterations

Single-family Residential



The fee shall be $100.00 per each contractor / subcontractor (i.e. plumber, electrician, etc.)

Commercial Repairs, Additions, Alterations and Finish-out


Fees same as new construction.

Trades

Work Involving One Trade Only

The fee shall be $100.00 per each contractor / subcontractor (i.e. plumber, electrician, etc.)


Miscellaneous Construction Fees


Permit Type
Fee
Any permit not specified $50.00
Certificate of Occupancy $50.00
Moving of building $50.00
Police escort $35.00 per hour per officer and $25.00 per hour per vehicle
Demolition $50.00
Sidewalk and curb cuts $50.00
Driveway approach (residential) $50.00
Driveway approach (commercial) $50.00
Inspection non-work hours $75.00
Fence $50.00
Re-inspection fee $50.00
Unauthorized cover-up fee
$50.00
New OSSF Design Review $200.00
New OSSF Inspection $125.00 
TCEQ Water Resource Mgmt. Acct. $10.00 
Third-Party Review for New OSSF (If Applicable)  $25.00 
Residential Swimming Pools $275.00 


Water & Sewer


Sewer Connection


The sewer connection fee shall be $600.00 or actual cost, whichever is greater. All boring costs shall be in addition to this fee and shall be the responsibility of the property owner.

Water Connection


The following fees include meter box and meter.
Size
Fee
5/8" to 3/4" $650.00
1" $875.00
1-1/2" $1,025.00
2" $1,225.00
Over 2" Actual cost
Backflow License:
  • Online registration fee: $10.00 Water Supplier Cost, plus any admin fees assessed by City's 3rd party vendor
 
  •  Online test fee:  $10.00 Water Supplier Cost, plus any admin fees assessed by City's 3rd party vendor
All boring costs shall be in addition to these fees and shall be the responsibility of the property owner


Park Improvement Fund

The following fees are charged on each permit issued for new construction.
Occupancy Use
Fee
Single-family residential (attached or detached) $700.00 per dwelling
Multi-family residential $700.00 per dwelling
Commercial / Industrial $.06 per sq. foot / $600.00 minimum



Businesses

Business Type
Fee
Parade, Circus, Carnival, or Tent Show $25.00
  •  Appeal of permit disapproval
$20.00
Wrecking, Junk, Auto Salvage yard, metal recycling facility and secondhand shop License $100.00
  •  Licensee's Annual License Fee (paid on 1st day of January of each year in operation)
$25.00
Peddlers, Merchants, and Itinerant vendors (Applicant) $50.00
Peddlers, Merchants, and Itinerant vendors (Additional agent subsequent to applicant) $10.00
Wine and Beer Retailer off-premises (Annually) $30.00
Mixed Beverage1 (Annually) $375.00
Billiard or Pool Tables $25.00
Food Establishment (Annually) $350.00
Seasonal Food Establishment  (expires within five (5) months)
$150.00
Temporary Food Establishment (expires within five (5) days)
$50.00
Re-inspections / Critical Re-Inspection
$150.00
Consultation and Plan Review $150.003
1. The annual fee for a mixed beverage permit is not charged during the three-year period following issuance of the permit.
2. Per vendor and for each location at event.
3. Per hour with one-hour minimum.

* THE CONTENT OF THIS PAGE, INCLUDING THE FEES CONTAINED HEREIN, MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.  Please consult the permitting department for up-to-date information including fees.