Services: City Ordinance Permits
All permits are mandated and regulated by City Council Members for the benefit and safety of all residents and assures a quality living environment.
Building Permits and Regulations:
Per TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) You must have at least (3/4 acre) of land to have a septic system installed. ONLY TCEQ can grandfather your property for a traditional septic system. The Town Council requires a minimum of two of the smaller lots to build. An Engineered septic plan is required before a permit will be issued.
*Concrete culverts are required, and must be at least 18" in diameter.
Also, keep in mind you cannot build within 5 feet of neighboring property lines, or within 30 feet from the edge of the street. Also, mobile homes must wind zone 2, and be placed parallel to the road. All residential dwellings must be at least 1,000 sq. ft., and comply will all floodplain regulations.
A certificate of elevation is required and the lowest floor of the home must be at least 38" above mean sea level. Also, it is cannot be blocked up more than 3' from the ground. Without using an engineered block set, or placed on piers (Ask at Town Hall of Specifics).
Floodplain Development and Building Permits must be obtained for all houses, home additions, home demolitions, and manufactured homes, located in flood zone AE or AO. The Town may approve and allow use of travel trailers, where a building permit has been issued only for use while a home is being built. Otherwise travel trailer and RV are not permitted for use as a residence. Some Summer use may be allowed, however; only Town Council can approve.
All permits must be approved by the Floodplain Administrator and then the Holiday Lakes Town Council before construction may begin, or any manufactured home may be moved into the town. And a Certificate of Occupancy must be granted before any building/home may be utilized or lived in.
Permit Regulations can be found under permit applications and information.
Mobile Home/Building Permit Required Information
MOBILE HOME OR BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED [...]
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Permit Prices and Usefull Information
$100.00 ………. Building Permits (includes Homes, additions to homes where addition will be 1/2 or more of the value of home, Garages not attached to house, and storage buildings more than 12-foot-wide and/or 24 foot-long).
$100.00 ………. Mobile Home Permit (a minimum of 1000 sq. ft. of livable space is
required, without prior Town Council approval.
All manufactured homes are required to be FEMA wind zone 2. When the home is more
than five years old pictures of the entire outside and inside showing walls and floors are
required; homes less than 1,000 sq. ft, or placement of home other than parallel to road,
Town Council must approve prior to placement.
$100.00 ………. Home/Mobile Home/Manufactured Home Removal (When moved over Town Streets)
$ 50.00 ………. Travel Trailer (vacation and home building only)
$ 50.00 ………. Truck Permit (for 18-wheeler: tractors only, or Class B trucks
NOTE: NO SEMI-TRAILERS ARE ALLOWED, EXCEPT FOR LOCAL DELIVERIES
$100.00 ………. Vendor/Peddler’s Permits (to sell within the city limits of Holiday Lakes) You must specify what you plan to sell, please include all items.
Utility Service Reuglations and Application for Service(s)
APPLICATION FOR SERVICE.pdf
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Building, Mobile Home, and Travel Trailer Permit Applications, and Certificate of Elevation
FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATIO[...]
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TRAVEL TRAILER REQUEST FOR PERMIT2017.pd[...]
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Peddler's/Solicitor's Permit Application
PEDDLERS PERMIT APPLICATION 2018-2019.pd[...]
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