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Landscape Irrigation: Requirements and Resources

Tools for irrigators, homeowners, or municipalities. Links to information about landscape irrigation and water conservation at the national, state, and local levels.

Many Texas municipalities are adopting landscape-irrigation ordinances; some current ordinances appear at the webpages below. Please check back frequently - the program will update this page as more resources are gathered.

Plan Review and Inspection Tools

  • Sample Irrigation Plan Adobe Acrobat PDF Document This sample plan displays the items required by Chapter 344 rules. It is only an example and is not intended for installation purposes. All designs should reflect local codes and specifications.
  • Landscape Irrigation Plan Checklist Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Irrigators, inspectors, cities, and municipalities use this checklist to ensure irrigation system plans are correct and complete prior to review and approval.
  • Final Inspection Checklist Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Irrigators, inspectors, cities, and municipalities use this checklist to perform a complete and thorough final inspection on a new irrigation installation.

National and Statewide

Resources for Texas Localities

Austin
Considering a Home Sprinkler System? Exit the TCEQ
Hiring a Landscaping Professional Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Exit the TCEQ
Colleyville
Irrigation System Procedures (links to requirements) Exit the TCEQ
Dallas
Building Inspection: Plumbing and Mechanical Section Exit the TCEQ
Lubbock
Irrigation Installation Exit the TCEQ
Backflow Exit the TCEQ
Mansfield
Text of landscape-irrigation ordinance Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Exit the TCEQ
Utilities Department (with links pertaining to landscape irrigation) Exit the TCEQ
Plano
Irrigation Systems (with links to permit application, requirements, and checklist) Exit the TCEQ
San Antonio
Relevant ordinance Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Exit the TCEQ
Tree/Landscaping/Irrigation Review Team Adobe Acrobat PDF Document Exit the TCEQ