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If you're building a structure on your property, there's a good chance you'll need to apply for a permit first. This is also the case if you need to do any mechanical, plumbing, and/or electrical work. If you have any additional questions please send your question to joni.may@hudsonoaks.com.


All peddlers and solicitors in the Hudson Oaks City Limits must hold a current permit. For solicitor/peddler permits, please call City Hall at (682) 229 - 2400

Building Permit

Applicants or contractors must pull permits online through the City of Hudson Oaks MyGov portal except for a specific use permit. 

Use any of the links below to get started: 

Health Permit

  • Health Permit

    Please email your health permit to the City Secretary at shelley.major@hudsonoaks.com. All permits must be renewed before February 1st of each year. Failure to renew a food establishment permit by June 1st shall result in closure of establishment

Event Permit, Registration, and Guidelines

  • Special Event Permit
  • Temporary Food Permit
  • Ice Cream Truck Registration

    Please send your Ice Cream Truck Registration to shelley.major@hudsonoaks.com. Each Vendor must submit; proof of vehicle liability insurance and drivers license for each vendor employee, each employee is subject to a background check. Additionally, each mobile food vendor shall submit proof of city mobile permit from another entity and abide by the City's temporary event health guidelines. Mobile food vendors must submit a separate temporary event/special event permit application for each event.

  • Mobile Food Vendor Registration

    Please send your Mobile Food Vendor Registration to shelley.major@hudsonoaks.com. Each Vendor must submit; proof of vehicle liability insurance and drivers license for each vendor employee, each employee is subject to a background check. Additionally, each mobile food vendor shall submit proof of city mobile permit from another entity and abide by the City's temporary event health guidelines. Mobile food vendors must submit a separate temporary event/special event permit application for each event.

  • Temporary Event Health guidelines

Contractor Registration

Prior to the start of any permitted construction, any third-party contractors must be registered with the City. Registration is free, and allows the City to verify that all contractors are licensed (when applicable) and insured. Please download and fill out the form below, you will email the form along with your contractor license and insurance to joni.may@hudsonoaks.com

Permit Fee Schedule

The Hudson Oaks Fee Schedule is adopted as Appendix B to the City's Code of Ordinances. It covers fees for a variety of items. Click the link below for a downloadable fee schedule. 

List of permit examples per property type

Residential Permits
  • Building a new house
  • Adding an accessory building
  • Remodeling or adding to an existing house
  • Installing an irrigation system
  • Electrical, plumbing or mechanical (air conditioning) work
  • Installing a fence
  • Building a hangar
  • Drilling a well
  • Septic installation and changes
  • Swimming Pool
  • Driveway additions / repairs / replacements
  • Solar panels
Commercial Permits
  • Building a new structure
  • Adding or changing any mechanical, electrical, or plumbing
  • Remodeling a current structure
  • Signs (wall, pole, monument, and/or temporary)

Inspection Process

Most building, health, and other permitted inspections are performed by Bureau Veritas, the City's third-party inspection contractor. If you need to schedule a building inspection, please do so through your permit project on the MyGov site. When the time comes for inspection MyGov will allow you to schedule an inspection. 

Inspectors assigned to your area can be contacted via cell phone as well. Please call the Bureau Veritas office at 817-441-5770 for your inspector's name and number.

Some inspections are performed by City staff. If you need inspections for the following items below, please also schedule through MyGov and if you have any questions call 682-229-2461:

  • Accessory buildings without MEP
  • Fences
  • Wall signs

Reach out

Here in the city of Hudson Oaks, we pride ourselves in our community. Whether you're looking to join our community or you've been here for years, use the form below to let us know if there is anything we can do to make our city better.