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

Medina County

The southwestern Medina County is less than an hour away from San Antonio, where many of its 50,000 residents commute for work and education. The county is one of the best in the state for deer hunting, and has ample opportunity for other outdoor recreation at Medina Lake, Paradise Canyon, and Hill Country State Natural Area. The city of Hondo at its center has a flight school, and holds a wild game festival in January. Castroville is a popular location for commuters; here you can find the Castroville Regional Park, the Landmark Inn historic site, and the St Louis Day celebration in August.

Information For Building in Medina County


Do I need a building permit?

If your land is within a floodplain, you are required to submit a flood development permit application prior to construction. You will also need to file an on-site septic facility permit with the county. 


Can Tilson Homes file the building permit for me?

Yes, we can submit the flood development permit application on your behalf. If you choose for us to install your septic system, we can also file this permit application for you. If you are installing your own septic system, you will be required to submit the application. 


How long will it take for a building permit to get approved?

Permit approval usually takes 3 to 4 weeks in Medina County. 


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

You can call the 911 addressing office at (830) 741-8997  


Who should I talk to about connecting electricity?

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


How do I get water on my property?

In Medina 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 Medina County?

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

Design Center Near Medina County


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Boerne, TX Design Center
32300 IH-10 West, Boerne, TX 78006
830-331-5823

We invite you to visit and tour one of our two model homes at the design center, the Frio and the Wimberley. Our knowledgeable sales counselors welcome the opportunity to help you through the process of building the home of your dreams.

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