Remodeling or adding improvements to your home?

Home owners thinking about remodeling their home or adding other improvements such as decks, spas, or retaining walls, often have a number of questions about building permits. This information is designed to give home owners basic knowledge of when construction permits and other approvals are required by the City of Wimberley. It also answers some of the most frequently asked questions and offers tips from the City.

Since each construction project is unique, we invite you to call the City of Wimberley Permitting Department at 512-847-0025 for answers to specific questions.

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1. Remodeling or adding improvements to your home?
2. What are permits and why do I need one?
3. When do I need a building permit?
4. When don’t I need a building permit?
5. Where do I get a building permit?
6. What is the cost of a building permit?
7. How long does it take to get a permit?
8. What about other approvals or permits that may be needed from other government agencies?
9. What if I don’t get a permit?
10. Who should obtain the permit?
11. Can I do the work myself or do I have to hire a contractor?
12. Who draws up the plans?
13. What about a contractor?
14. What about inspections?
15. What if I have a permit, but never called for an inspection?