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Now you Can Apply for your Building Permit Online

Building Permit Online Application

Who Needs A Permit?

Building Permits<br />Community Services<br />1920 St. Joseph Street<br />Gonzales, TX 78629<br />buildingpermits@gonzales.texas.gov<br />(830) 672-3192<br /><br />Livestock, Business, and<br />Garage Sale Permits<br />Gonzales Municipal Building<br />820 St. Joseph Street<br />Gonzales, TX 78629<br />(830)672-2815

William Ince

Building Permits
Community Services
1920 St. Joseph Street
Gonzales, TX 78629
buildingpermits@gonzales.texas.gov
(830) 672-3192

Livestock, Business, and
Garage Sale Permits
Gonzales Municipal Building
820 St. Joseph Street
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830)672-2815
 

Any owner, authorized agent or contractor who desires to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, re-roof or change the occupancy of a building or structure, modify load and non-load bearing walls or to cause any such work to be done shall first fill out an application and submit it to the Building Official.

The following work does NOT require a permit:

  • Painting
  • Fence 6' or less in height.
  • Minor repairs / general maintenance to a person's residence or property
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FEE SCHEDULE

All fees and cost are established by the Gonzales City Council and are subject to change.

Building Permits

The fee structure listed below shall be used for the following permits. Each permit fee will be based upon the specific job. The number of inspections will be determined by the Building Official. A separate utility connect fee is required for all utility services. This fee is to be paid at City Hall.

Permit fee Schedule Below Effective April 2017

Commercial Construction

Residential Construction

Accessory/Carport/Storage Buildings

Electrical

Plumbing

Storage, Fuel, & Oil tanks

Mechanical/ HVAC

Asphalt/Concrete Flatwork


Signs

Demolition, House leveling, Roof, and Fence

Fire Department - click to see fire permit fees and information.

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These requirements may be subject to modificiation at any time as per the City of Gonzales as of March 26, 2014.

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This form is interactive and will help you begin the process for obtaining any kind of building permit. You can now apply Online and we will contact you within 1-3 business days once your submit our online application. Or print out the form located at the bottom of the page, complete it on your computer, email it to our office or print it and bring it in.

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Water Meter Fee Schedule
LUE’s per meter size meter installation fee:

Meter Size LUE Fee/LUE Fee
5/8"

1

$500.00

$500.00

3/4"

1.5

$500.00

$750.00

1"

2.5

$500.00

$1,250.00

1-1/2"

5

$500.00

$2,500.00

2"

8

$500.00

$4,000.00

3"

16

$500.00

$8,000.00

4"

25

$500.00

$12,500.00

6"

50

$500.00

$25,000.00

8"

80

$500.00

$40,000.00

10"

115

$500.00

$57,500.00

(Ordinance 2012-20 adopted 5/1/12)

Any unauthorized use of water, bulk or domestic, can result in the termination of services and prosecution under the City of Gonzales Code of Ordinances section 1.109

Sewer Tap Fee

  • Four inch (4") connection: $1,500.00.
  • Six inch (6") connection: $2,500.00.
  • Eight inch (8") connection: $3,500.00.
  • Taps larger than eight inches (8") or under circumstances that increase the cost of any tap the customer shall pay the actual construction cost.
(Ordinance 2012-20 adopted 5/1/12)

Electric Fee Schedule

SECURITY LIGHT INSTALLATION:

150 HPS

$125.00

150 HPS/WOOD POLE

$350.00

LIGHT RELOCATION

$125.00

LIGHT/POLE RELOCATION

$350.00

STEEL POLE

$850.00

NEW SERVICES AND SERVICE UPGRADES (120/240)

30 FT. WOOD SERVICE POLE

$300.00

TEMPORARY LOOP

$150.00

100 AMP

$200.00

200 AMP

$250.00

320 AMP

$400.00

400 AMP +

$600.00

TRANSFORMER CAPACITY FEE (PER KVA)

$10.00

3-PHASE (120/240-120/208

400 AMP

$750.00

400 AMP +

$1,000.00

TRANSFORMER CAPACITY FEE (PER KVA)

$10.00

3-PHASE (277/480) COST + 10%

3-PHASE PADMOUNT CAPACITY FEE

(PER KVA)

$15.00

PRIMARY LINE EXTENSIONS: COSTS+10%

RELOCATION OF EXISTING LINES OR POLES COST + 10%

PRIMARY LINE CLEARANCES

$250.00

SECONDARY LINE CLEARANCES

$150.00

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