Do I need a permit for:
• ARBORS OR GAZEBOS OR DECKS?
Yes, be sure to contact Code Enforcement for the necessary information dependent on the structure you are building.

• AN ABOVE-GROUND SWIMMING POOL?
Prefabricated swimming pools that are less that 24 inches (610 mm) deep do not need a permit. All others do need a permit.
• AN ADDITION ON MY HOUSE?
Yes, all additions must be permitted. Please contact Code Enforcement for additional details.
• A BANNER?
Yes, banners are permitted 5 times a year for a period of 30 days. A 20 day waiting period must occur before each permit. Contact Code Enforcement for additional information, or visit “permit fees” for the associated fee.
• A BELOW-GROUND SWIMMING POOL?
Yes, a permit application is required, along with a site plan indicating where the placement of the pool will be installed. Contact Code Enforcement for additional information, or visit “Permit Fees” page for the associated fees.
• BRICKS, STONES, OR PAVERS FOR A WALKWAY, PATIO, ETC.?
No permits are required.
• DISTRIBUTION OF FLYERS OR OTHER WRITTEN INFORMATION DOOR-TO DOOR OR IN PARKING LOTS IN BOERNE?
The City of Boerne does not permit the distribution of flyers or other written information door-to-door.
• A FENCE?
Yes, a permit application is required along with a site plan indicating where the fence will be placed. Contact Code Enforcement or visit “Permit Fees” for the associated fee.
• GARAGE SALE?
No, a permit is not required for a garage sale. However, signs for a garage sale have restrictions. Please contact code Enforcement for additional information.
• PAINTING OR SIDING?
In general a permit is not required for painting or replacing siding, provided your property is not within the Historic District. Please contact Planning and Zoning at 830.248.1501 for additional information.
• POURING CONCRETE?
No permit is required to pour concrete, however if you are concreting the driveway approach near the street or curb area, you are required to obtain a Right-of-Way permit from the Public Works Department. Please be advised that concrete pours cannot be earlier than 7:00 A.M. Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. Saturday and 10:00 A.M. Sunday.
• ROOF REPLACEMENT?
A permit is required if you are replacing over 50% of your roof. Contact Code Enforcement for additional information, or visit “Permit fees” for the associated fee.
• SELLING DOOR TO DOOR IN BOERNE?
The City of Boerne requires anyone going door to door selling to obtain a Peddler’s Permit. Contact Code Enforcement for additional information.
• SELLING FRUIT, VEGETABLES OR OTHER PRODUCE BY THE ROADSIDE?
No permit is required by the City. Please be aware that baked goods and other products may be subject to Health Inspections. Contact the Kendall County Health Inspections Department for additional information at 830.249.9343 Ext. 214.
• A SPRINKLER SYSTEM?
Yes a permit is required and the system must be tested for backflow. An application must be completed before an inspection is conducted. Contact Code Enforcement for additional information or visit “Permit Fees” page for the associated fee.
• SWINGS AND OTHER PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT?
No permit is required. Playground equipment is not the same as playhouses.

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1. What does the Code Enforcement Office oversee?
2. Do I need a permit for:
3. Can I sell puppies or kittens by the roadside in the city?
4. Can I have an outdoor Bar-B-Q grill on my apartment patio?
5. What is a pre-pour (foundation) inspection?
6. Does the City of Boerne control inspections and permitting for Fair Oaks Ranch?
7. As a contractor, do I need to register?
8. Where can I find out if my property has any setbacks or easements?
9. Do I need a Permit for playhouse, swingsets and other simular uses?