Building Permits

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

Inspection requests received after 4:00PM are not guaranteed next day Inspection. Please submit all Inspection requests by 3:45PM.

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.


Hattie Wells, Permitting Office: (936) 825-2961

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

Inspection Hours: (Inspections should be requested one business day before)

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.

Getting Started is Easy

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    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