A permit is required for any construction, change in use or occupancy, alteration, and/or repair of any structure, building, or building system including plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and irrigation systems. If in doubt, please contact the Permits Department for more information. All contractors must be registered with the City before commercial and residential permits can be obtained. For permitting and contractor registration information please contact the Permits Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 281-489-0630 x4.
Available Permit Applications
View all of our available permit applications. If you're not sure what applications to fill out for your specific project, we've put together some handy checklists for common projects in the section below.
If you still aren't finding what you need, you can always reach out to us directly at email@example.com or by phone at 281-489-0630 x4.
If you're unsure what types of applications you'll need to fill out for your project or development, we've put together some handy checklists to help you navigate the process:
- Checklist for Solar Panels (PDF)
- Commercial Change of Occupancy/New Commercial Residence Checklist (PDF)
- Commercial Add-On or Remodel Checklist (PDF)
Payments, Inspections & Contractor Meetings
Credit card payments to the Permit Department can be made online with MyGov, on the telephone, or in person at City Hall, and check or cash payments can be made in person at City Hall. There is a 3.25% convenience fee for all credit card payments.
All inspection requests are scheduled on MyGov by 5 pm for inspections the following day.
Collaborator Account Setup
Setting up your MyGov Collaborator Account is simple! Check out our handy guides below:
- Collaborator Help Sheet - English (PDF)
- Collaborator Help Sheet - Spanish Interfaz de colaborado (PDF)
- Collaborator Help Sheet - Chinese 承包商申请 (PDF)
- Collaborator Help Sheet - Persian فارسی - برگه راهنمای همکاران (PDF)
- Collaborator Help Sheet - Hindi सहयोगी इंटरफ़ेस (PDF)
If you have questions about using MyGov or would like to obtain a contractor registration link, please contact the Permits Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 281-489-0630 (Ext 4).
To request a pre-construction meeting, fill out the Pre-Construction Meeting Request Form. Pre-Construction meetings are held on Tuesday mornings and are scheduled based on availability.
Additional links, forms, and schedules
Below are listed a few common links, forms, and schedules: