Environmental Department

Taylor County Environmental Department

Duties & Responsibilities

Regulate State Of Texas On-Site Sewage Facility Laws Within Taylor County
  • All facilities in Taylor county require an on-site sewage facility permit. This includes repairs, alterations, or additions to existing systems, as well as installation of new systems.
Complaint Enforcement For Failed On-Site Sewage Facilities Within Taylor County
  • It is a violation of state law to discharge sewage onto the ground. Complaints of this nature are investigated, evaluated and must be resolved in accordance with current state law. Often times this compliance is accomplished by installing a new permitted sewage disposal system.
Floodplain Administration For All Development In Unincorporated Areas Of Taylor County
  • Regulate and issue development permits
  • Floodplain development permits are required for houses, mobile homes, buildings and other structures.
Enforcement Of County Order Regulating Sexually Oriented Businesses In Unincorporated Areas Of Taylor County
  • Responsible for licensing and regulation of sexually oriented businesses in Taylor county