Texas Site Plans

Typical Site Plan Requirements in Texas


  • Outline the dimensions, contours, and positions of all current landscape elements, encompassing large trees, water features, outdoor structures, lighting fixtures, utility lines, watercourses, and any other external components.
  • Present a landscape blueprint detailing the placement, spacing, dimensions, and quantity of proposed plant species, along with installation specifications. This blueprint must bear the signature of a licensed landscape architect or a US-EPA WaterSense certified expert, validating compliance with relevant codes.
  • Provide a sprinkler layout delineating the positions, intervals, and sizes of all sprinkler heads for shrubs or lawns, as well as the locations of water lines and valves.
  • Specify the whereabouts and heights of fences, retaining walls, and railings.
  • Display contour lines indicating both existing and proposed alterations in ground elevation, with intervals no greater than 2 feet.
  • Depict the placement, dimensions, heights, and designs of both current and planned exterior signage and promotional elements.
  • Identify the positions and types of catch basins or surface water detention areas, alongside other surface drainage amenities.
  • Illustrate all current and proposed enhancements to public thoroughfares.
  • Detail the locations, setbacks, and measurements of all existing and proposed ground-mounted utility enclosures within private properties and within the public right-of-way.
  • Present the positions, setbacks, and dimensions of all current and proposed air conditioning units