frequently asked question !

how do I get information or apply for a permit with harris county ?

Please visit the Harris County Public Infrastructure Department at or call them at 713-956-3000.............

Acc approval requests

request for approval Process

- Contact the Lake Shadows ACC Chairman by email ( to begin the approval process: **ACC Approvals will not be given without the application fee**
email: (attention ACC anytime, please be patient as we do not work on ACC everyday)


You may attend the regularly scheduled Civic League monthly meeting . If you cannot attend any meetings, you may also mail any requests to Lake Shadows Civic League, P.O. Box 642 Crosby, Texas 77532.

Please be sure to include the amount of the fee in check form and 2 copies of the first page (approval page) if you are mailing your approval request, it will be reviewed at the next scheduled meeting and one copy will be returned with our decision as well as a receipt for your paid fee. We would like to emphasize however, that if there are questions or concerns about your request and you are not present to plea your requests, your approval could be delayed.

!!! Do Not Attempt To Present Your Requests For Approval To The Water Board Office.....the Civic League & Water Board act independently !!! .

initial construction of new home, clearing of lot for a new home, later addition of garage, new addition such as room add on or any major addition to your existing home  !

when improving your home with; out buildings, storage sheds, FENCES, patios, patio covers, carports, driveways !

ACC printable documents

New Home & Home Improvements

Whether you're building your new home in Lake Shadows, or you have plans for Home Improvements !

Contractors, Home Builders, or Do It Yourselfers, it is a requirement to obtain approval from the Lake Shadows Civic League Architectural Control Committee before any construction or improvement begins!

Lake Shadows is a Preferred Community to call home and it hasn't happened without enforcement of Building Regulations.....