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Generally no; however masonry columns/fences or fences with electrical components require permits.
Additionally, fences should never extend beyond a property line, and all fences must follow the height requirements found in the Building Guide (PDF).
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Yes, if you or your family own and live at the property and have registered with the Victoria County Appraisals District for Homestead Exemption.
Yes, above-ground pools do require a permit. Permits are required to ensure that the area has been fenced off.
Yes a street closure does require a permit/Letter of Approval.
Permits for parades and block parties, are issued by the Police Department; to access the necessary forms, visit the Police Department Documents and Forms page.
Requests for construction related street closures must be submitted to Celeste Menchaca. For more information or to submit a construction related street closure request, please email Celeste Menchaca.
The request needs to include:
Yes. To submit a request, please access the Building Permit Application (PDF).
Depending on project, you may also need an asbestos survey.
Building owners and contractors must provide the city with evidence that asbestos surveys have been conducted on portions of buildings affected by the planned renovation or demolition by a person licensed under the Texas Asbestos Health Protection Act.
To access a current list of licensed asbestos inspectors, you may:
Only if the storage building exceeds 200 square feet, although the building must not be placed within lot setbacks and easements running through your property.
For fixing and improving upon an existing manufactured home, the Texas Manufactured Housing Division needs to be notified for any requirements and/or inspections.
No, within your property lines your can repair concrete, or pave your driveway.
If, however, you are working in the City right-of-way or approach into the street, this will need approval and permitting.
For residences, all electrical plugs under 42 inches from floor shall be tamper resistant, unless located behind major appliances.