The City of Shavano Park Development Services Department strives to provide excellent service to the citizens of Shavano Park and is responsible for providing the following:
- IMPLEMENTATION of all Building Codes and City Ordinances during the construction, alteration and improvement of the built environment to secure the beneficial interests of public life, health, and welfare.
- ASSURANCE that all construction is performed by licensed and/or registered contractors.
- TIMELY response to the questions, issues and concerns of the citizens of the City of Shavano Park on matters related to the above functions of the Development Services Department.
PERMITS & INSPECTIONS
Staff from the Development Services Department will process all building permits and schedule all inspections required for construction within the city limits. Residential and Commercial Building permits are reviewed by BB Inspection Services, LLC, which is under contract with the City of Shavano Park. For questions regarding inspections, or to schedule an inspection please call 210.493.3478
Inspections are conducted to ensure that a project is in compliance with City ordinances and state regulations. The Inspection costs are included in the permit fee. To schedule an inspection please contact the Permit Clerk at 210.493.3478, by 3:30 pm, the afternoon prior to the inspection. Inspections are conducted between the hours of 8:00 am – 11:00 am, Monday – Friday.
COMPLETION OF INSPECTION
At the completion of each inspection, the Inspector will leave an approval/disapproval form at the job site. The status of your inspection will be indicated on the form. If your inspection requires a correction, that item must be corrected and reinspected again for compliance before the project can proceed. If an inspection has failed, a $50.00 reinspection fee will be due. The reinspection fee must be paid prior to rescheduling the reinspection.
All construction work within the City of Shavano Park, must be completed by general contractors which are registered in the City. Plumbers, electricians, and mechanical contractors must be licensed by the state, insured, and registered with the City of Shavano Park.
Failure to obtain a permit prior to the commencementof work will result in a double permit fee.
The following is a list of required city inspections.
|COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMIT||RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMIT|
|City Sidewalk||City Sidewalk|
|Retention Pond Final||Building Final|
|PLUMBING PERMIT||ELECTRICAL PERMIT|
|Rough-In||Temporary Meter Loop|
|Partial Rough/In (Commercial)||Electric Rough-In|
|Top Out||Bond to Steel (Swimming Pool)|
|Water & Sewer||Above Ceiling (Commercial)|
|Gas Test||Partial Rough-In (Commercial)|
|Gas Final||Electric TOPS|
|Plumbing Final||Electric Final|
|MECHANICAL PERMIT/HVAC||GAS PERMIT|
|Above Ceiling (Commercial)||Gas Rough-In|
|Partial Rough-In (Commercial)||Gas Final|
|HVAC Final||IRRIGATION PERMIT|
|Backflow Preventer Install|
|FIRE SPRINKLER & ALARM PERMITS||T&M Report (left at job-site)|