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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.
Not inspected through Bureau Veritas, but must meet requirements provided though City Ordinances)
Application for Certificate of Occupancy
Application Fee - Residential: $50.00
Application Fee -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
Water Application & Welcome Packet
Residential: $125 Water Deposit
Residential Rental: $225 Water Deposit
Commercial: $275 Water Deposit
Water Disconnection Form
Please make sure you provide date of disconnection and a forwarding address.
Board/Commission Information Sheet and Application
Agenda Item Request Form
This form needs to be submitted to Brittani Porter, City Secretary, by noon on the first Thursday of the month.
Application Fee: $300.00
Specific Use Permit Application
Application Fee: $250.00
Application for Land Subdivision (PLAT)
Petition for Zoning Variance
Application Fee - Residential: $150.00
Application Fee - Commercial: $250.00
Park Rental Application
Refundable Deposit $100.00
Gazebo/Pavilion - City Resident Application Fee: $50.00
Gazebo/Pavilion - Non-Resident Application Fee: $75.00
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
Application for Certification of Occupancy
Application Fee: Varies
Sign Variance Application
Food Service License Application
Application Fee - Non Profit Organizations (Churches): $100.00
Application Fee - Single Event: $100.00
Application Fee - Full Year (January- December): $250.00
Late Fee if not paid by January 31st: $50.00
Garage Sale Permit
Application Fee - Residential: No Charge (limited 3 events per year)
Application Fee -Neighborhood Garage Sale: $10.00
Application Fee - 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)
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.
Grease Trap Self Cleaning Maintenance Log - form under construction
Grease Trap Self Cleaning Operator Application - form under construction
Application for Grease Trap/Grease Interceptor - form under construction
Backflow Test and Maintenance Form
Base Flood Elevation Certificate FEMA 2019
Request for Public Information
Please fill out and return to Brittani Porter, City Secretary, for all requests for public information. Email address: email@example.com
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