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

Comal County

Right outside of San Antonio, Comal County is a thriving region with about 140,000 residents. “The Jewel” of Texas Hill Country, Canyon Lake, is located along the Guadalupe River; it’s a beautiful retreat with eight parks, and is also known as the Water Recreation Capital of Texas. For the adventurous, just outside of New Braunfels is the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, where you can take a tour of underground cave systems, and the Bracken Cave Preserve, a conservation site for millions of Mexican free-tailed bats.

Information For Building in Comal 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 Comal County. 


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

A 911 address application can be found on the county website.   


Who should I talk to about connecting electricity?

For electrical set up on their land, customers can choose between several electric providers like New Braunfels Utilities or Perdenales Electric Company. 


How do I get water on my property?

In Comal 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 Comal County?

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

Design Center Near Comal 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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