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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Permitting changes for the City of Watauga

Permitting changes for the City of Watauga

Beginning October 1, 2020 the following tasks will be moved from Development Services Division of Public Works (Water Tower Location) and assigned to the department and locations listed below.

Police Department – 7101 Whitley Road (at police records window)

  • Alarm Permits – Also Available online
  • Garage Sale Permits – Not available online                                          
  • Temporary Sign Permits – Also Available online
  • Solicitor Permits – Not available online
  • Fire alarm, fire suppression and fire sprinkler system permits – Not available online

Utility Billing – 7105 Whitley Road (at utility billing window)

  • Fire hydrant meter rental – Agreement available for printing online, but must be submitted in person
  • Water / Sewer tap and impact fees – Not available online

Finance Department – 7105 Whitley Road 

  • Insufficient fund check processing – Not available online, may be done via phone or in-person

Some permits may be obtained online by logging into the City of Watauga website at, clicking on the government tab, and under the Permits and Inspections Department option, select Permits and then select “Download & Information Center”.   This link is subject to change once the above departments take over these operations.

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