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Medina County Environmental Health and Floodplain Administrator
Permit Applications:
 Listing of what Permits are needed in the County

Septic Systems:
Septic System Data Inspection Form
Excepted Subdivisions: Article IV

If the division of land is considered an exception to the Subdivision Rules & Regulations the following Affidavit must be completed and recorded in the County Clerk's Office. Affidavit - Exception


Floodplain Development Permit

Food Handlers:

Mobile Vending Map
Instructions to obtain a Permit (English) (Spanish)
Texas Food Establishment Rules - Field Inspection Manual
FAQ - Farmer's Market
FAQ - Cottage Food

Outdoor Burning / Burn Ban Information

EFFECTIVE  November 9, 2023 Medina County is no longer in a  COUNTYWIDE Burn Ban.

Notice to Builders, Business Owners, Contractors & Individuals - Click here for notice of burning

Helpful links pertaining to outdoor burning:
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Burn Procedures
Texas A&M Forest Service - Outdoor burn information

FEMA Mapping Information

The 2020 FEMA maps have been authorized and adopted by Medina County. The Medina County Environmental Health Department will no longer accept the non digitized maps with any OSSF or Floodplain applications. Paper maps are no longer available; FEMA issues them on a disk. If you cannot purchase the CD’s from FEMA, there is a free FEMA website that has the maps available on line. On May 15, 2020 the maps will be effective and the old maps will no longer be accepted. Click the web link and follow the steps below to print your Flood Plain Map. www.msc.fema.gov/portal.

Enter your address in the box provided.  When the map appears there is another box inside of it, click “HYBRID” On the left will be several icons, click “VIEW MAP” Select “Make a FIRMette” Click & hold on the red box in upper left hand corner of map.  Drag Red Box to the area you wish to view. Select Create “FIRMette”  (The Adobe image) Click on “Save your FIRMette” and save accordingly.


Now you can print your FIRMette or you can email (the envelope symbol) as an attachment (you have to click on the ride side of the screen “attach to email”


If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact our office and we will kindly assist you in this transition. Thank you.

Pat E. Brawner

Flood Plain Administrator & Environmental Health Investigator

March 23, 2012,

November 12, 2015


1502 Avenue K

2nd Floor

Hondo, Texas 78861

(830) 741-6195
Fax (830) 741-6099

"Protecting Medina County's Air and Water Resources through Reducing and Preventing Pollution"