Building Review & Inspection

Responsibilities


The Office of Building Review and Inspection is responsible for all aspects of building in the City of Bulverde and works closely with the other two offices of Planning and Development Services. It handles all aspects of construction permits including commercial and residential building permits, driveway permits, contractor and subcontractor registration, remodeling, and certificates of occupancy.

​Drainage Analysis Required

Section 3.06.031 of the City of Bulverde Code of Ordinances mandates that all construction sites shall comply with the most current edition of the City's Storm Drainage Design Criteria Manual. A Drainage Analysis must be submitted for review when applying for a building permit with the associated fees.

All projects creating less than 2,000 square feet of Impervious Cover will require a Tier 1 Drainage Analysis. A Tier 1 Drainage Analysis is not required to be prepared by a Professional Engineer.

All projects creating more than 2,000 square feet of Impervious Cover will require a Tier 2 Drainage Analysis. A Tier 2 Drainage Analysis must be prepared and sealed by a Professional Engineer.