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

Navarro County

Navarro County’s city of Corsicana houses roughly half of the region’s 50,000 residents. This city is known for locally produced pecans and candies, its active art community, and Navarro College.  Take a trip back through time by visiting the Pioneer Village to see how pioneers in early Texas settlements lived and worked, or visit one of the three lakes in the county, including Richland-Chambers Reservoir, one of the largest reservoirs in Texas.  Multiple local festivals like the Cotton Harvest Festival and Derrick Days bring tourists and visitors from the smaller towns around the county, and even visitors from around the state.

Information For Building in Navarro County


Do I need a building permit?

Yes, but there are two different building permit applications. The one you are required to submit is determined by your proximity to Richland-Chambers Lake. You will also be required to submit an on-site sewage facility permit. 


Can Tilson Homes file the building permit for me?

Yes, we can submit the building permit on your behalf. Your septic permit must be submitted by your septic installer. For more information on all of these permits, you can visit the county webpage


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

Your building application will also serve as a request for a 911 address if you do not have one already. 


Who should I talk to about connecting electricity?

For electrical set up on their land, most of our customers choose Oncor Electric Delivery Company or Navarro County Cooperative. 


How do I get water on my property?

In Navarro 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 Navarro County?

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

Design Center Near Navarro County


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