Permitting Portal

Welcome to the City of New Braunfels’ development services website. Development is the multi-step process of preparing land for construction, through the final step of building homes, parks or businesses. It involves multiple city departments, various outside entities such as utility companies, and sometimes state agencies such as the Texas Department of Transportation. From this page, our customers can submit applications for various steps in the process, and check the status of their projects.

First-time users are highly encouraged to review the Permit Portal & Online Payment Guide before beginning an application.

  1. Commercial Permits
  2. Residential Permits
  3. Engineering Permits
  4. Permit Search & Status

The following commercial permits are available for submittal online:

Accessory Building, Addition, Alteration/Remodel, Deck, Demolition, Drainage, Driveway, Fence, Finish Out, Flatwork, Foundation, Garage/Carport, Manufactured Building, Move, New Build, New Occupant Certificate, Pool/Spa, Retaining Wall, Roofing, Sidewalk, Sign, Floodplain Development, Historical Property Alteration. Additionally, the following Stand Alone permit types are available to submit online: Electrical, Irrigation, Mechanical, Plumbing.

To submit or check on the status of one of the document types listed above, use the link below. First-time users are highly encouraged to review the Permit Portal & Online Payment Guide before beginning an application.

The TIA process is to be incorporated for all development projects. For any questions regarding this process please contact engineeringtechs@nbtexas.org or 830-221-4016.

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