Building Permits & Inspections

Responsibilities
  • Receive and process all building related permits
  • Perform building code compliance inspections for construction activities on private property
Permits
Permits are required for pools, change of occupancy, and signs. Other types of permits issued include:
  • Commercial construction
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Residential construction
Inspections
A building inspection is required for all new construction and remodels. It is the responsibility of the contractor to schedule an inspection. Call 281-337-6276 to request an inspection or if you have received a MyGov pin, you can schedule your inspection online. Inspections are usually done:
  • Monday - Thursday
    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Fridays
    7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Related Codes & Ordinances
  • Residential plan reviews and inspections are conducted in accordance to the 2009 International Residential Code
  • Commercial plan reviews and inspections are conducted in accordance to the 2009 International Building Code
  • City Sign Ordinance: Chapter 15.1