Miscellaneous Permits & Fees

Miscellaneous Permits & Fees

Fees are subject to change upon Council approval.  Please call office for most current rates/fees

Application for Zoning Change
Starts the process to change zoning on the property from one use to another.
Application for Specific Use Permit $250 To allow certain uses within base zoning districts that, under most circumstances, would not be compatible with other permitted uses but with certain conditions and development restrictions may be compatible.
Application for Variance to 
Request for variance from existing ordinances (generally applies to zoning and signs)                                                                              

Request for Abandonment of Street

$1000 or market value, whichever is greater Request for abandonment of street such as through a new development or beside an existing property which is no longer in use or in consideration of use by City
Amended Plat*
A revised plat correcting errors or making minor changes to original recorded final plat                  
For a new subdivision or large scale development
The re-subdividing of any part or all of a block or blocks of a previously-platted subdivision, additional lot or tract
Minor Plat*
A subdivision resulting in four or fewer lots, provided that the plat is for conveyance purposes only (i.e., sale of the property with no development / construction proposed), that the plat does not create any new easements for public facilities, or the construction / development of said subdivision will not require construction of any new street (or portion thereof) or the extension of any municipal facilities to serve any lot within the subdivision. Any property to be subdivided using a minor plat shall already be served by all required City utilities and services or in the ETJ of the City with no services or water only.
Code Enforcement Admin Fee $100 Covers cost of noticing, contracting independent contractors to remedy a code violation in lieu of issuing a citation over and above the invoice amount
Return Check Fee $30  
Certified Copy $5  
Credit Card Fee 3% with a $3 minimum  
*Plus current cost of Van Zandt County Clerk Filing Fee

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