Point of Interest PA83-19-34 (2)
Since 1911, 31 major lakes have been constructed within the Trinity River basin.

Property Owner Permits and Licenses at Lake Livingston

Anything you can do in-person at your local office you can do online. Examples include Apply for Permits, Pay Online, Request Inspections, Submit Files, Download Inspection Reports and Approved Plans, Check Status of a Permit, Download Permit Data, Search for Permits, Manage Contractor and Business Licenses.

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The largest single-purpose lake in the state, Lake Livingston covers approximately 83,000 surface acres and impounds 1.8 million acre-feet of water at its normal pool elevation of 131 feet above mean sea level.  The lake was built and is owned by TRA, which operates the lake solely for water-supply purposes. 

Owners of property on Lake Livingston can find below a full range of forms and procedures for the construction and maintenance of various structures and facilities.



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Shoreline Structure Authorization7 documents

  • General Permit.pdf
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  • Shoreline application.pdf
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  • Guidelines and Procedures.pdf
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  • Boathouse-Pier Sample Drawings.pdf
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  • Bulkhead Sample Drawings.pdf
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  • Dredging Sample Drawing.pdf
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  • US Army Corps of Engineers Application.pdf
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Guidelines2 documents

  • Guidelines for Construction, Placement, Operation and Maintenance of Structures and Other Facilities on Lake Livingston
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  • Flowage Easement.pdf
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On-Site Wastewater Facility Authorization3 documents

  • OSSF Application Paperwork.pdf
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  • OSSF Lot Affidavit
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  • OSSF Limited Water Usage Affidavit (as needed)
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