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Environmental Health and Permitting



PO Box 1180
201A Airport Road
Anahuac, Texas 77514
Phone 409-267-2700
Fax 409-267-3623

Darla J. Branch - Director
Victoria Figueroa - Compliance & Enforcement Coordinator
Letitia Oppenheimer - Health Inspector
Mariah Guzman - Secretary
Jessica Garza - Secretary

Click here to email the Permit Office

Development Permits:

Please submit all plans for permitting via email in PDF form.

Commercial Permit and Development Information
Commercial and Residential Fee Schedule

For questions or comments on commercial development projects, please contact us.


1.  Submit construction application and plans via the online portal at  Upload your construction plans to the portal, including adequate details and information, so that your project may be reviewed.

2.  Your project must be reviewed for Health/Environmental, Drainage, and Fire Code;

3.  Once approvals are complete, and appropriate fees have been paid, the permit will be issued and may be downloaded via the permitting.  Fees may be paid online with credit card or in-person at the Permit Office, 201 Airport Road, Anahuac, TX  77514.

4.  Commercial projects must be inspected by the Fire Marshal and issued a Certificate of Compliance upon completion, BEFORE the building is occupied.

Anytime food is sold to the public, a permit must be obtained except for cottage food sales (see Texas Cottage Food Law in Food Service Guidance). If the food sales are for an event, fundraiser or benefit, a temporary food permit is required. The fee may be waived for charitable organizations on a case-by-case basis. 

All permitting is done online at 

A food health inspection may be conducted prior to the start of the event.

Food Service Guidance:
Food Establishment Procedures and Requirements
Temporary Food Establishment Procedures and Requirements
Food Truck/Mobile Food Unit Guidelines
Texas Cottage Food Law UPDATE

Amended Food Order

Flood Plain:
Flood Plain Map and Index (location of your property) - link coming soon
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