Permits & Forms

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For all applications listed below, please email to Lboyd@lavernia-tx.gov or return them to City Hall. 

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Contractor Registration Form

All Contractors that do work within the corporate city limits of the City of La Vernia are required to be registered with the City. There is a $100.00 annual registration fee. Master plumbers and electricians are exempt from the fee. The forms list the registration requirements, i.e. driver's license, state license, insurance, etc.

   

Commercial Building Permit Packet

This packet includes the Commercial New/Remodel Building Requirements. New/Remodel Commercial Plan Review Checklist, Commercial Permit Application, Commercial Permit Submittal Requirements, and a Contractor Registration Form

Please submit the Checklist, Application, and Contractor, Registration Form (if the contractor is not already registered) when you're applying for a building permit.

   

Residential New Home Building Permit Packet

This packet includes the Residential New Home Building Requirements. New Residential Plan Review Checklist, Residential Permit Application, New Residential Permit Submittal Requirements, Residential New Home Inspections (list of inspections required) and New Residential Energy Inspections.

Please submit the Checklist and Application when applying for a permit. Also, if your contractor has not been registered, a Contractor Registration Form will need to be submitted. 

   

Residential Remodel or Addition Application

This packet includes the Residential Remodel/Addition (informational sheet), Residential Permit Application and Bureau Veritas Contact Information.

Please remember if your contract has not registered with the City a Contractor Registration Form will need to be submitted. 

   

Residential Accessory Building Permit Packet

If you are adding on an accessory building please read and submit this form.

   

Residential Electrical/Mechanical/Plumbing Permit Packet

If you are having any electrical, plumbing, irrigation or mechanical work performed on your home please review this information and submit.

Please remember of your contractor has not registered with the city, the Contractor Registration Form will also need to be submitted.

   

Floodplain Development Permit Packet - FEMA

Including Permit, Additional Owner's Sheet, Permit Determination, Certificate of Compliance, Elevation Certificate, and Flood proofing Certificate for Non-Residential Structures.

         

Application for Certificate of Occupancy

Residential: $50.00

Commercial: $75.00

(Failure to obtain will result in double fee)

Prior to occupancy of all new residential and new commercial structures, the owner/tenant must submit an Application for Certification of Occupancy

Existing Commercial Buildings, upon change in use or occupancy, must be inspected prior to occupancy and be issued a Certification of Occupancy. 

     

Building Permit Fee Schedule

Attached please find a fee schedule for all building permits and plan reviews 

 

For all applications listed below, please email to Lboyd@lavernia-tx.gov or return them to City Hall. 

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Rezoning Application

Application Fee: $300.00

 

Petition for Zoning Variance

Residential: $150.00

Commercial: $250

 

Specific Use Permit Application

Application Fee: $250.00

                         

Application for Land Subdivision (PLAT)

Application Fee: $75.00

For all applications listed below, please email to Jbegole@lavernia-tx.gov or return them to City Hall. 

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Water Application & Welcome Packet

Residential: $125 Water Deposit

Residential Rental: $225 Water Deposit

Commercial: $275 Water Deposit

Call 830-779-4541 Ext. 4 or email Jenny at jbegole@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires

    

Water Disconnection Form

Please make sure you provide date of disconnection and a forwarding address.

Call 830-779-4541 Ext. 4 or email Jenny at jbegole@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires

     

For all applications listed below, please email to Aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov or return them to City Hall. 

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Park Rental Application

Refundable Deposit $100.00

Gazebo/Pavilion - City Resident Application Fee: $50.00 

Gazebo/Pavilion - Non-Resident Application Fee: $75.00 

Call 830-779-4541 x106 or email Ashley at aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires.

    

Event Permit Application

Application Fee: $25

Proof of Insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 naming the “City of La Vernia” as an additional insured if held on City property

Call 830-779-4541 x106 or email Ashley at aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires. 

Sign Permit

Application Fee: Varies  

Not inspected through Bureau Veritas, but must meet requirements provided though City Ordinances

Call 830-779-4541 x106 or email Ashley at aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires

     

Sign Variance Application

Application Fee: $250.00

     

Food Service License Application

Non Profit Organizations (Churches): $100.00

Single Event: $75.00

Full Year (January 1- December 31): $250.00

  Late Fee if not paid by January 31st: $50.00

Call 830-779-4541 x106 or email Ashley at aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires  

       

Garage Sale Permit

Residential: No Charge (limited 3 events per year)

Neighborhood Garage Sale: $10.00

Churches, Charitable & Non Profit: $10.00 (limited 3 events per year)

(Keep a copy of your permit during the duration of your garage/yard sale with you)

Call 830-779-4541 x106 or email Ashley at aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires

     

Solicitor's/Peddler's Permit

Application Fee: $100.00

Background Checks are required and to be obtained by the individual(s) requesting to solicit or receive a solicitors/peddlers permit.

Call 830-779-4541 x106 or email Ashley at aritchey@lavernia-tx.gov for any inquires

      

Home Occupation Permit

Application Fee: $35.00

Annual Permit: $75.00

Call 830-779-4541 x3 or email Lindsey at lboyd@lavernia-tx.gov for inquires

            

Backflow Test and Maintenance Form

            

Base Flood Elevation Certificate FEMA 2019

                            

Request for Public Information

Please email your form to Lindsey at lboyd@lavernia-tx.gov

    

Agenda Item Request Form

Please email your form to Lindsey at lboyd@lavernia-tx.gov

       

Board/Commission Information Sheet and Application

          

Employment Information Page

 

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