How do I know if a permit is required?
A permit is required if you plan to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, or to install, alter, repair or replace a fence.
A permit is also required to replace roofing, fencing, rearrange a plumbing system, install new electrical receptacles or outlets or repair or replace any structural member, such as increasing the size of a window.
If you have any questions, you may contact the Building Official John Beisert at (832) 381-3248 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long does it take to get a permit?
If plans are required, they will need to be reviewed and could take up to 10 days. Most permits are issued within a couple of days once the application has been submitted.
How do I schedule an inspection?
Applicant must call the inspection line (832) 381-3298 at least 24 hours prior for all required inspections. If the inspection has failed, an additional inspection fee may be required before any more inspections are scheduled.