Yes. Owners may obtain the permit and perform the work on their own homestead. Permitting requires proof of a homestead exemption filed through the Central Appraisal District of Taylor County, located at:
1534 S Treadaway Boulevard
Abilene, TX 79602
They can contacted at 325-676-9381. Verification can be provided using a copy of your tax form.
If the work is to be performed by a contractor, the contractor must be a properly licensed plumbing contractor and must be registered with the City of Abilene.