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Development Services

Marissa Knuffke
Permit Clerk

Email
210.493.3478


RESPONSIBILITIES
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. 

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION/LICENSES

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
Foundation Foundation
Framing Framing
Insulation Insulation
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 Rough-In  
HVAC Final IRRIGATION PERMIT
  Backflow Preventer Install
FIRE SPRINKLER & ALARM PERMITS T&M Report (left at job-site)