Residential Construction

Initial point of contact: Shelby Collier, Development Coordinator, (830) 990-2013

Step one – Acquire application for building permits and application for Historic Review if within the Historic District.

Building Permit Application

Step two – Submit completed application along with two copies of site plan, completed energy cod compliance form and working drawings for plan review. Review requires a minimum of 48 hours.

Site plans must contain anything done on the site, ie. Street curbing, driveway, walks, all structures, fences etc. and indicate required building setback. Lots that are uncurbed will be required to provide street curbing.

Working drawings need dimensions, window and door sizes, plumbing fixtures, HVAC equipment locations, electrical outlets, switches, lights, fans, and panel locations.

Associated fees are as follows:

• Building permit cost is based on $.15 cents per sq ft
• Accessory building permit is $25
• Fence permit is $5
• Demo permit for main building is $50
• Demo permit of accessory building is $25
• Initial electrical fee is $300 up to two hundred amps. An estimate from the electrical department supervisor, Lee Stublefield, will be required for larger services.
• Temporary meter loop connect is $75      

Impact fees:

See Impact Fee Ordinance, Chapter 5, Article X, CODE OF ORDINANCES, City of FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS

Water Connection Impact Fees:

¾" Water Meter

$1,840.00

1" Water Meter

$2,944.00

2" Water Meter

$11,776.00

Sewer Connection Impact Fees (based on water meter size):

¾" Water Meter

$2,160.00

1" Water Meter

$3,456.00

2" Water Meter

$13,824.00

Water and sewer tap fees:

Water Connections: Water meter & service connection includes up to 40 linear feet

Water

¾" Water Meter

$1,500.00 + $37.50 per linear foot over 40 linear feet

1" Water Meter

$1,550.00 + $38.75 per linear foot over 40 linear feet

2" Water Meter

$1,750.00 + $43.75 per linear foot over 40 linear feet

Sewer Connections: Sewer connection includes up to 40 linear feet

Sewer

4" (new or replacement)

$1,025.00 + $25.60 per linear foot over 40 linear feet

6"

Property owner responsible, in accordance with City Ordinance

 
Step three - obtain necessary permits and commence construction. Required inspections include Foundation (prior to pour), Plumbing Rough In,      Temporary Electric, Water & Sewer Lines, Underground Electric, FPME (Framing, Plumbing Top Out, Mechanical and Electrical Rough In), Gas, TOPS (Turn on Permanent Service) and Finals.