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

Montgomery County

One of Texas’s best-kept secrets, Montgomery County is north of Houston, with a booming population that has grown more than fifty-percent since 2000. For active residents, George Mitchell Preserve is the ideal spot, offering hiking and biking through gorgeous trails. If you have kids, expect to hear them begging for a trip to Woodlands Children’s Museum for a day of imaginative play and interactive exhibits. See majestic creatures up close at Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary and then cool off from the summer heat at Big Rivers Waterpark, which features waterslides, splash pads, a lazy river, and Texas’ most massive play structure.

Information For Building in Montgomery County

Do I need a building permit?

Yes, you will need a development permit to build a new home in Montgomery County. This form will need to be submitted to the County. You will also need to submit an on-site septic facility permit prior to its installation. 

Can Tilson Homes file the building permit for me?

Yes, we can submit the development permit on your behalf. Your on-site septic facility permit will need to be filed by your licensed septic system provider. You can learn more about these permits on the county webpage

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

You can apply for your 911 address by contacting Montgomery County Emergency Communication District at (936) 523-5911 or

Who should I talk to about connecting electricity?

For electrical set up on their land, you can choose between the many electric providers in the area like TXU, Frontier Utilities, or Reliant, among others. 

How do I get water on my property?

In Montgomery 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 Montgomery County?

The International Energy Conservation Code classifies Montgomery County as Climate Zone 2.

Design Center Near Montgomery County

Custom Home Design Center in Spring TX from Tilson Homes
Spring, TX Design Center
19700 I-45, Spring, TX 77373

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 one of our two model homes, the San Jacinto and the Nueces. 

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