Contractor Registration

Electrical Contracors

  • Copy of state master &  contractor license
  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Proof of liability insurance (300,000.00)
  • Fee or $50.00

Mechanical Contractors

  • Copy of state mechanical license
  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Proof of liability insurance (300,000.00)
  • Fee of $50.00

Backflow Testers

  • Copy of TNRCC Certification
  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Copy of gauge serial # and calibration certificate

Plumbing Contractors

  • Copy of State Masters license
  • Copy of driver’s license

Fees for Building Permits

New Residential Construction

Adopted Code: 2000 International Residentail Building Code

  • Base Fee of $155.00
  • 0-5,000 square feet = $0.13 per square feet
  • 5,001-10,000 square feet = $0.11 per square feet
  • 10,001 and up square feet = $0.10 per square feet

New Commercial Construction

Adopted Code: 2003 International Building Code

1,000 or less……………………………………………….……………………………………..$25.00

1,001 – 50,000………………………………………………………$25.00 for first 1,000 plus $5.00 for each additional 1,000

50,001 – 100,000………………………………………………..$300.00 for first 50,000 plus $4.00 for each additional 1,000

100,001 – 500,000………………………………………….…$500.00 for first 100,000 plus $3.00 for each additional 1,000

500,001 and up………………………………………………..$1,660 for first 500,000 plus $2.00 for each additional 1,000

*Any commercial building over 5,000 square feet will be required to have all structural, plumbing, electrical and mechanical Engineer Seals.

Remodeling/Repairs

Residendial Permit Fees

$25.00 for the first $1000 and $5.00 thereafter for each additional $1000.

Commercial Permit Fees

Same as New Construction

Plumbing/Gas

Adopted Code: 2000 International Plumbing Code

2000 International Fuel Gas Code

  • Issuing each permit – $25.00
  • Each fixture unit – $5.00
  • Each house sewer line or repair of – $5.00
  • Each house gas line or repair of – $5.00
  • Each water heater and/or vent or repair of – $5.00
  • Installation, alteration, or repair of water piping and/or water treating equipment – $5.00
  • Repair of alteration of drainage or vent piping – $5.00
  • Fire sprinkler system – $5.00
  • Yard sprinkler system – $5.00
  • Grease trap or interceptor – $5.00
  • Exceptions: minor repair of 6 ft. or less of pipe with no new fixtures; gas valve installation – $5.00

Electrical

Adopted Code: 2002 N.E.C.

Residential

Cost for issuing each permit – $25.00

  • Meter base breaker box combination replacement/inspection – $5.00
  • Breaker box change out – $2.50
  • Single family dwelling inspection – $20.00
  • Duplex inspection – $40.00
  • Apartment (3or more) inspections (each) – $15.00
  • Rewire 3 circuits or less – $10.00
  • Over 3 less than 10 – $15.00

Commercial

Meter base/breaker box (each) – $15.00

  • 3 circuits or less – $15.00
  • EXIT marking or emergency lights – $15.00
  • Over 3 circuits but less than 7 – $25.00
  • Over 7 circuits – $50.00

Mechanical

State Master License Required

Heating and Air Conditioning

Adopted Code: 2000 International Mechanical Code

Issuing each permit – $25.00

Inspecting heating, ventilating, duct work, air conditioning and refrigeration systems shall be $25.00 for the first $1000, or fraction thereof, of valuation of the installation plus $5.00 for each additional $1000 or a fraction thereof.

Fee inspection repairs, alterations and additions to an existing system shall be $25.00 plus $5.00 for each $1000 or fraction thereof.

Fee for inspecting boilers (based upon BTU output)

  • 33,000 BTU (1 BHP) to 165,000 (5BHP) $10.00
  • 165,001 BTU (5BHP) to 330,000 (10 BHP) $10.00
  • 330,001 BTU (10 BHP) to 1,165,000 (52BHP) $15.00
  • 1,165,001 BTU (52BHP) to 3,300,000 (98 BHP) $25.00
  • Vent-a-hood and duct system $10.00

*In case it becomes necessary to make a re-inspection of a heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration system, or boiler installation, the installer of such equipment shall be a re-inspection fee of $25.00.

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Health Permit – $100.00
  • Dance Hall Permit – $100.00
  • Mobile Home Park License – $100.00
  • Planning and Zoning Application Fees:
  • Replat, Rezone, Conditional Use – $200.00
  • Appeals to City Council of Conditional Use – $200.00
  • Street, Alley, Easement Abandonment – $100.00
  • Board of Adjustment Variance/Administrative Appeals:
  • Administrative Appeal Only – $200.00

Moving Permit

  • House – $50.00
  • Any other structure – $25.00

Demolition Permit – $50.00

Accessory Building – $25.00

Fuel Tank Removal – $50.00

Fuel Pipe Repair/Replace $25.00

Irrigation Fees – Fee based on valuation of work as listed under Building Fees.

Sign Permits:

$25.00 for the first sign and $12.50 for each sign thereafter

Fence Permits:

No fee for fencing permit, but a permit is required

Alarm Permits:

Permit Fee – $50.00

False Alarm Fees:

Burglar

1 – 4  – $0.00

5 – 8  – $25.00

9 – 10  –  $50.00

11 – Suspension of Permit

Fire

1 – 4  $0.00

5 – 8  –  $50.00

9 – 10  –  $100.00

11 – Suspension of Permit


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