New Homes in Burnet County, TX from Tilson Custom Home Builders

Burnet County

If you’re looking for beautiful lakes and rolling hills, you don’t have to look any further than one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas: Burnet County. With 46,804 friendly residents, Burnet is located on Edwards Plateau and named for the first president of the Republic of Texas, David Gouverneur Burnet. One popular location is the Longhorn Cavern State Park, where you can take an underground walking tour. Inks Lake State Park is another popular location, loved for camping, hiking, biking, and swimming. If the skies are grey, duck into the city of Burnet for a sampling of historical museums.

Information For Building in Burnet County


Do I need a building permit?

Yes, you will need a building permit to build a new home in Burnet County. Your permit application must also include an On-Site Sewage Facility Application if you are going to need a septic system. A 9-1-1 address must be established for your land before any application can be submitted. 


Can Tilson Homes file the building permit for me?
Yes, we can submit the Building Permit on your behalf. If you choose for us to install your septic system, we can submit that application as well. If you choose to work with another septic installer, they will have to submit the application for you. For information on both permits, you can visit the county webpage

How do I apply for a 911 address in Burnet County?

You can find instructions for obtaining your 9-1-1 address on the county website.  


Who should I talk to about connecting electricity?

For electrical set up on their land, most of our customers choose Pedernales Electric Cooperative.


How do I get water on my property?

In Burnet County, we see all kinds of water supplies. Some areas have county water while others have individual or neighborhood wells. If you’re unsure about what is available for you land, it’s best to ask your future neighbors. 


What Climate Zone is Burnet County?

The International Energy Conservation Code classifies Burnet County as Climate Zone 3.

Design Center Near Burnet County


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Georgetown, TX Design Center
2900 N. IH-35, Georgetown, TX 78626
512-746-1779

Our experienced sales counselors welcome the opportunity to help you through the process of building the home of your dreams.  We invite you to visit and tour our model homes at the sales park, the San Gabriel and the Driftwood. 

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