Building Permits

Home / Services / Building Permits

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

The Building Inspector is responsible for reviewing all permit applications, including construction of buildings, signs, swimming pools, driveways, storage sheds, porches/patios, remodeling and other structures.  The City of Navasota, building codes and ordinances have been enacted and adopted to ensure that all buildings are built and designed to adopted construction standards.

In addition to the local government Code of Ordinances, the City of Navasota, has adopted the following codes regulating building construction:

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2011 National Electrical Code, with amendments

Permit Fees: Click Here

Public Utilities: Click Here

Permitting Office: (936) 825-2961

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

(936) 825-4018
Building & Permitting
Office: 200 E. McAlpine Street
Mail: PO Box 910
NavasotaTX 77868
United States

Building Inspector: (936) 870-5161

Inspection Hours:

Monday - Friday:
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fire Inspections:

Fire Inspections are conducted by our third party Fire Marshal and those inspections can be requested via email or phone at (936) 825-2961.

Inspection Requests for Permits Issued on our Previous Permit Program ONLY:

Inspections for permits issued on our previous permitting program can be requested here: Inspection Request Previous Inspection Record Portal can be found here: Inspection Record Portal *Please note this method will be phased out once all previous permits are closed out.  

Getting Started is Easy

  • 1.


    Learn when you need to apply for a permit.
    Do you need a permit?
  • 2.


    Each permit type has different submittal requirements, understand what you'll need to provide to get started.
    Submittal Requirements
  • 3.


    Register on our website, once registered you can apply for permits, view review status, schedule inspections and more.
  • 4.


    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