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Engineering & Permits

David Douglas
Interim Engineering Dept. Administrator
Flood Plain Administrator

Jennifer Purnell
Permit Clerk
Designated Representative

Fred Majors
Designated Representative
(936) 334-2524

Leslie Gomez
Designated Representative
(936) 334-4829

Stephanie Gross
Designated Representative
(346) 216-7711



 

Permits:

Building & Septic
2103 Cos Street
Liberty, Texas 77575

Phone: 936-336-4558 ext 231
Fax : 936-334-8802
EMail:permits@co.liberty.tx.us

 

 

Effective August 1, 2011

Engineering and Permit Department

Permits are not issued after 12:00 on Fridays

  • RESIDENTIAL $100.00
    RESIDENTIAL - FLOOD PLAIN $100.00 + .15 SqFt
    COMMERCIAL $400.00
    COMMERCIAL - FLOOD PLAIN $400.00 + .15 SqFt
    CELL TOWER $400.00


  • OUTSIDE FLOOD PLAIN OR FLOOD WAY

    The requirements needed to obtain a permit for the construction of a building over 100 square feet OUTSIDE a flood plain, including mobile homes, carports, etc are:
    1. Provide proof of adequate operating OSSF
    2. Provide legal description of the property
    3. Provide size of building or mobile home
    4. Number of bedrooms
    5. Year and model of mobile home
    6. Provide value of building or mobile home
  • INSIDE FLOOD PLAIN OR FLOOD WAY

    The requirements needed to obtain a permit for the construction of a building over 100 square feet INSIDE a flood plain are: 

    1. Same requirements listed in the above 1 through 6
    2. Must have Elevation Certificate
    3. If building is the Flood Way a No-Rise Certificate should be attached to the Elevation Certificate
    The PERMIT FEE is based on $.15 per square foot plus $100.00 for the Permit
     
  • SEPTIC PERMITS $250.00
    COUNTY FEE $240.00
    STATE FEE $ 10.00
     

    The requirements needed to obtain a permit for the installation of an OSSF are:

    1. Same requirements listed in the above 1 through 6
    2. Site evaluation of property
    3. Drawing showing layout and design of the OSSF system 
    4. Signed two year maintenance agreement
    5. Notarized Affidavit to the Public 
    6. All OSSF installed must meet TCEQ requirements (Chapter 285 rules for OSSF)
    WATER QUALITY

    The Permit Dept. keeps a supply of water sample bottles provided by Eastex Environmental.  If you need to get your water tested come by the Permit Dept. for a sample bottle.

    FLOOD PLAIN MAPS

    The Permit Dept. will verify if property is located in a inundated flood area based on the current FIRM maps provided by FEMA.


  • SUBDIVISIONS FEES

    PRELIMINARY PLAT APPLICATION
     

    $250.00 + $20.00 PER LOT FOR THE FIRST 100 LOTS AND $15.00 PER LOT FOR REMAINING LOTS 
    FINAL PLAT APPLICATION $350.00 + $25.00 PER LOT FOR THE FIRST 100 LOTS AND $20.00 PER LOT FOR THE REMAINING LOTS
            

    All new subdivision plats and other requirements for subdivisions must be submitted through the permit department.

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