Applications and Associated Information


All applications are now available in PDF format with fillable forms to type in information.

  • Plat and Development Permit 
    Application for subdividing property, variance requests, and building permit for any structure.
  • Floodplain Development Permit                  
    If any portion of the property is in the floodplain, use this application for permitting structures.
  • Water Endorsement Form
    For new development & sign-off required  by the water provider to ensure minimum waterline size, pressure and flow for firefighting purposes are met.
  • On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Permit
    Application for the installation of septic systems including new Checklist, Technical Information for Permit, Soil Evaluation Form, Site Evaluation Report, Site Design Template. Must turn in all completed forms to consider it a complete application.
  • Application for 911 Addressing, Mailbox, and Culvert Sizing
    Application to request an official 911 address, mailbox permit, and culvert with appropriate sizing.

Lists, Fees, and Dates

Associated application fees and submittal calendar for items before Commissioners' Court. 

  • Plat Checklist                         All required items for a plat submittal on one page with other useful information.
  • Fee Schedule                            All fees associated with this department are listed here.
  • Submittal Calendar
    Application deadline to submit requests before Commissioners' Court with tentative action dates.

Samples & Examples

Below are a few samples of some requested information.

  • Performance Bond & Maintenance Bond   
    Sample language approved from the County Attorney to use when needing a construction/performance bond (100% of total infrastructure cost) & maintenance bond (40% of total infrastructure cost for two years.
  • Plat Sample / Example            This is a sample plat that has all the required language, submittal requirements, and preferred layout.  Contact staff if you have any questions.


If you ever wanted to know how our internal process works, see the flowcharts below.

Beginning January 1, 2018, a preliminary OSSF (on-site sewage facility) septic system design is required when submitting a development permit for all new construction of habitable residential or non-residential structures.