Building Permits

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Learn about when you need a building permit, what information you'll need and how to apply.

All Inspections should be requested one business day prior, Inspection requests received after 4:00PM are not guaranteed next day Inspection. Please submit all Inspection requests by 3:45PM.

Building Department Information

Key Contacts:

Hattie Wells, Permit Clerk: (936) 825-2961

Alan Somers, Building Inspector: (936) 727-0255

Nicholas Kosksi, Building Official: (936) 825-2961

Lupe Diosdado, Development Services Director: (936) 825-2961

Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F

Fire & Life Safety Building Permit Information

Fire Inspections:

Fire & Life Safety Inspections are conducted by our third party Fire Marshal Bureau Veritas, inspections can be requested via phone at (936) 825-2961.

Getting Started is Easy

  • 1.


    Learn when you need to apply for a permit.
    Do you need a permit?
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    Each permit type has different submittal requirements, understand what you'll need to provide to get started.
    Submittal Requirements
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    Register on our website, once registered you can apply for permits, view review status, schedule inspections and more.
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    Once you've gathered everything needed for your application and registered on our portal you can apply and pay your permit application fees.
    Apply Now