Applications and Associated Information

NOTE:  Beginning December 5, 2018, the submittal of an OSSF (on-site sewage facility) septic system application is required when submitting a development permit for all new construction of habitable residential or non-residential structures. 


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


Water Utility 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. 

Waiver of Takings Impact Assessment (TIA)

A required form for all simplified plats and final plats for the dedication of right-of-way. 

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.
Infrastructure Development Plan - (Mobile Homes communities and RV Parks)

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.
  • Plat Language                            This is the official wording that is required for each plat.


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