Manufactured Home Permits: 

Only models manufactured after 1975 are allowed in the City of Pharr. Models older than 1975 and/or are sub-standard are not allowed. Before any manufactured home can be moved into the City of Pharr, these are the following requirements to follow:

New manufactured homes: 

  • Prior to moving the home, the seller or buyer must submit to this department a manufactured home application and obtain the city’s Development Services approval. 
  • A site plan is submitted with the application. This verifies that the home will not encroach on the front, sides and rear setbacks. 
  • $75.00 placement fee shall be charged for the placement of a new manufactured home in a legally recorded subdivision for manufactured homes. 
  • Skirting and a driveway are required before electricity is connected. 

Used manufactured homes or manufactured homes older than 5 years: 

  • The building official or his deputy must conduct a visual inspection of the manufactured home prior to it being moved. 
  • $100.00 inspection fee plus fifty five cents per mile of travel round trip from city hall (non-refundable), if outside city limits must be paid by the seller or buyer before the placement fee permit is issued. 
  • If the manufactured home is in good condition and it complies with all applicable codes, the seller or buyer must submit to this department a manufactured home application. Prior to moving the home, the seller or buyer must obtain the city Development Services approval. 
  • $75.00 placement fee shall be charged for the placement of a used manufactured home in a legally recorded subdivision for manufactured homes. 
  • Skirting and a driveway are required before electricity is connected. 

Print application for a manufactured home permit:

Permit Fees: 

Ordinance No. O-2019-36 

 An ordinance creating and adopting the Development Services Fee Schedule, amending fee schedule; providing for repealing of conflicting ordinance(s) clause; and providing for an effective date.

O-2019-36 Development Services Fees Schedule