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HAVE YOU OBTAINED ALL THE NECESSARY AND REQUIRED SITE DEVELOPMENT PERMITS/APPROVALS WITH THE CITY'S PLANNING DEPARTMENT FIRST?
FOR YOUR PROJECT'S TIME-LINE SAKE PLEASE CONSULT WITH THE CITY'S PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO CHECK IF THERE ARE ANY PRELIMINARY REQUIREMENTS BEFORE THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE.
The following permit types are facilitated through MyPermitNow:
CONSTRUCTION FIRE SIGNAGE
Construction: New, Remodel, Addition, Accessory Building, Certificate of Occupancy, Construction Trailer, Demolition, Driveway, Electrical, Fence, Irrigation, Plumbing, Roofing, Swimming Pool, Tenant Finish Out
Fire: Operation/Inspections, Use of Pyrotechnics, Fire Plan Review
Signage: Sign Permit, Sign Master Plan, Sign Variance
FOR CONSTRUCTION - The City of Dripping Springs uses Bureau Veritas, a third-party company, to review and ensure project plans meet or exceed all applicable building codes and City adopted Ordinances. As a project progresses into the construction phase, Bureau Veritas will perform field inspections to ensure the project is built/installed in compliance with building and City codes. This process helps ensure your safety and the safety of those who live on the property. The permit process takes about 30 days for new, ground-up construction. Meanwhile alteration and upgrade permits typically take two weeks or less to issue.
For more information on what’s required to obtain a building permit, please email our Building Permit Technician: email@example.com
MyPermitNow Customer Portal Instructions
Other projects facilitated by the building department:
1. Pool Encroachment Variances
2. License to Encroach (Regarding Public Utility Easements)
Q: As the home owner can I pull my own permits?
A: A Homestead Exemption permit may be issued to non-licensed individuals to perform plumbing, electrical and mechanical work within the dwelling premises that they own and occupy. Before beginning any work, the unlicensed person must first sign an affidavit stating that the applicant owns and occupies the structure and is responsible for conducting the work to code specifications, provide proof of ownership from Hays County Appraisal District and pay all required permit fees. Home owner exemptions do not apply to rental or commercial properties.
When applying for a permit as the home owner please ensure the Home Owners Exemption Affidavit is included with your permit application.
Dripping Springs, Tx.
511 Mercer Street
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Phone: (512) 858-4725
P.O. Box 384
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, except holidays.
Fees & Charges
The fee schedule for the city shall be interpreted as that ordinance enacted by the city council, as may be amended, which sets out the standard charges and costs imposed by the city. Any reference to the “Fee Schedule” or “Appendix A” of the Code of Ordinances shall mean the current, most recently enacted version of the fee schedule regardless of whether it is published in the Code of Ordinances. Copies of the current Fee Schedule can be downloaded here, or by request to the City Secretary.
Budget & Tax Rate
Fiscal Year 2021
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Proposed Municipal Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Approved Municipal Budget
Ratification of Budget & Tax Rate
2020 Approved Ad Valorem Tax Rate & Levy
Ordinance No. 2020-48 Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Amendment
Ordinance No. 2021-09 Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Amendment
Ordinance No. 2021-013 Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Amendment
Fiscal Year 2020
Ordinance 2019-32 Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Approved Municipal Budget
Ordinance 2019-33 2019 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Levy
Resolution No. 2019-R35 Ratification of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Municipal Budget
Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020 Budget
Ordinance 2019-47 DSRP Budget Amendment
Ordinance 2020-04 Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget Amendment
Ordinance 2020-07 Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget Amendment
Ordinance 2020-30 Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget Amendment
Ordinance 2020-50 Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget Amendment
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