Electrical Contractors

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

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 TCEQ Certification
  • Copy of driver’s license
  • Copy of gauge serial # and calibration certificate
  • Fee of $50.00

Plumbing Contractors

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

Fees for Building Permits

New Residential Construction

Adopted Code: 2012 International Residential Building Code

  • Base Fee of $250.00
  • 0-5,000 square feet = $0.15 per square feet
  • 5,001-10,000 square feet = $0.13 per square feet
  • 10,001 and up square feet = $0.12 per square feet

New Commercial Construction

Adopted Code: 2012 International Building Code

  • 1,000 or less……………………………………………….………..$35.00
  • 1,001 – 50,000……………………………………………………$35.00 for first 1,000 plus $5.00 for each additional 1,000
  • 50,001 – 100,000………………………………………………..$350.00 for first 50,000 plus $4.00 for each additional 1,000
  • 100,001 – 500,000………………………………………….…$600.00 for first 100,000 plus $3.00 for each additional 1,000
  • 500,001 and up………………………………………………..$2,000 for first 500,000 plus $2.50 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

Residential Permit Fees

  • $0.45 per sq ft with a minimum of $100.

Commercial Permit Fees

  • Same as New Construction

Plumbing/Gas

Adopted Code: 2012 International Plumbing Code

2012 International Fuel Gas Code

  • Issuing each permit – $100.00

Electrical

Adopted Code: 2011 N.E.C.

Residential

  • Cost for issuing each permit – $100.00

Commercial

  • Cost of issuing each permit – $100.00

Mechanical

  • State Master License Required
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Adopted Code: 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • Issuing each permit – $35.00
  • Inspecting heating, ventilating, duct work, air conditioning and refrigeration systems shall be $35.00 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 $35.00 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 – $200.00
  • Mobile Home Park License – $100.00
  • Street, Alley, Easement Abandonment – $200.00
  • Permit plan review $160.00 per trade
  • Swimming pool permit $100.00
  • Electrical, plumbing/gas, mechanical plan review $100.00
  • Fuel Tank Removal – $50.00
  • Fuel Pipe Repair/Replace $50.00
  • Irrigation Fees – Fee based on valuation of work as listed under Building Fees.

Planning and Zoning Application Fees:

  • Re-plat, Rezone, Conditional Use – $200.00/ plus filing fees
  • Appeals to City Council of Conditional Use – $200.00

Board of Adjustment Variance/Administrative Appeals:

  • Administrative Appeal Only – $200.00

Moving Permits:

  • House – $100.00
  • Any other structure – $25.00

Sign Permits:

  • $50.00 for the first sign and $17.50 for each sign thereafter

Fence Permits:

  • No fee for fencing permit, but a permit is required

Alarm Permits:

  • Permit Fee – $50.00

Demolition Permits:

  • Accessory – $50.00
  • Residential – $100.00
  • Commercial – $200.00

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