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   Sarah Cole, Building Official/Utility Coordinator       Megan Chamberlain, Building Permit Technician



The Dripping Springs Building Department is dedicated to facilitating a positive and professional construction and development experiences for our contractors and developers that are making a contribution to our community. We promise to maintain stellar customer service, provide accurate information pertaining to current adopted City ad Building Codes, and implementing an efficient plan review, permit, and inspection process for both residential and commercial building development.


To ensure a beneficial timeline of your proposed project we encourage you to contact us before you submit for a building permit. This way we can confirm your permitting requirements based on your location, zoning, and scope of work. You may be referred to other staff members and departments to determine if your project will require additional approvals (i.e. Exterior Design, Landscape Design, Exterior Lighting). Please contact our Building Permit Technician:

2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Building Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Plumbing Code
2012 international Energy Conservation Code
2012 international Fire Code (Enforced by the North Hay County ESD #4: (
2014 National Electrical Code
*All codes have been adopted in their entirety and without amendments*

The City of Dripping Springs requires all licensed tradesmen to register with the City of Dripping Springs is performing work inside our City Limits or in areas contracted with the City with Development Agreements. For more information on location of subdivisions in our ETJ that abide by the City’s building codes click HERE.

To register with the City of Dripping Springs please complete our contractor registration form and email it along with a copy of the licensee’s driver’s license and trade license. Send to our Building Permit Technician:


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