The Town of Hollywood Park requires permits for a variety of projects such as building projects, tree trimming, septic system installation, etc. It is the Contractor’s responsibility to obtain the appropriate permit prior to beginning of any project within Hollywood Park. The Homeowner must also ensure the contractor they hire has obtained the proper permit from Town Hall before beginning any work on their property. If you are unsure if a permit is required for an upcoming project, please review the City Ordinances section of this website or call Town Hall at 210-494-2023 ext. 239 for information.
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Permits are issued at Hollywood Park Town Hall during regular business hours.
You must come in to city hall to apply for a permit. You are not able to submit a building permit application electronically.
Contractors: When applying for a permit you are required to provide your driver license and your State contractor license (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc.). You will also be required to provide a valid Certificate of Insurance, with the Town of Hollywood Park listed as the certificate holder. The Certificate of Insurance can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (210) 494-7859.
When applying for the permit you will need to submit the completed application, related plans/drawing, and any supporting documents for plan review.
We do not accept large paper plans, however they can be submitted in the form of a USB flash drive. We will accept plans printed on paper up to legal size (8.5′” x 14″).
The plan reviewer CANNOT make recommendations concerning the plans you submit.
Upon inspector approval, the Contractor will be notified of the permit fee(s) and will be issued upon receipt of the appropriate fees.
Needed inspections should be reported to the Permit Clerk (210) 494-2023 ext. 239 by the contractor or vendor. Inspections are scheduled from one day to the next.
We will not schedule inspections for more than one day to the next.
Building Inspectors do not have offices located at Town Hall.
The building inspectors ARE NOT AUTHORIZED to call you or meet you at your property to inform you how to do repairs or remodel your property. The inspector only has the authority to approve or decline your submitted plans to ensure you are in compliance with the Hollywood Park Code of Ordinances.
FEES FOR WORKING WITHOUT A PERMIT WHEN REQUIRED
1ST VIOLATION – PERMIT FEE x 2
2ND VIOLATION – PERMIT FEE x 3
3RD VIOLATION – PERMIT FEE x 4
SCHEDULE OF PERMIT FEES
A schedule of the permit fees is available by clicking the following links:
ON-SITE SEWAGE FACILITY (SEPTIC) CONSTRUCTION PERMIT & LICENSE
A person may not construct, alter, repair, extend, or operate an On-Site Sewage Facility System without obtaining a permit and having plans approved.
For procedures and a permit application please click here
For information regarding Septic Systems….https://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/septic/septicsmart.cfm
TREE TRIMMING / CUTTING PERMIT
In an attempt to control Wilt, the Hollywood Park City Council passed an Ordinance #585 requiring the following:
- Commercial tree trimmers must obtain a tree trimming permit at a cost of $55.00
- All equipment used for tree trimming must be properly disinfected before use.
- All cuts must be painted within 30 minutes of making the cut (paint all cuts before moving from one tree to the next).
- All brush must be hauled by the tree trimming company
- The permit is only good for ten (10) days.
- HOMEOWNERS DECIDING TO DO ANY TREE PRUNING OR CUTTING THEMSELVES MUST OBTAIN A PERMIT ONLINE OR FROM CITY HALL. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS PERMIT.
It is the responsibility of the tree trimming company in addition to the Homeowner, to obtain the permit prior to starting any trimming. Failure to comply with the ordinance shall result in charges being filed against the tree trimmer and/or the Homeowner.
*UPDATE* As per Ordinance #943, Trees growing on private property may only be cut or trimmed from July 1st through January 31st.