Building Permit & Plan Submittal Information

A building permit application shall be accepted only after the applicant has provided the following information. An application lacking any of the required information shall be deemed incomplete and refused for processing. Incomplete applications shall be returned to the applicant.

Step 1
Planning Division approvals must accompany permit application submittal.
Commercial
Residential
Address assignment
Zoning approval for proposed uses(s)
Platting is approved

Site plan is approved

Address approval

Authorized signature from the Planning Division

Step 2
  • Engineering Division (Public Works Department) approval, if applicable, must accompany permit application submittal
  • City engineer signature of engineering civil design released / subdivision approval for construction
Step 3
Commercial only: Traffic Division (Public Works Department) approval, if applicable, must accompany permit application submittal.

Step 4
A completed Permit Application Form must accompany each permit application submittal.

The application shall include the following information, if applicable:
  • Construction site address
  • Application date
  • Lot, block, and subdivision description
  • Applicant name and contact phone number
  • Name of general contractor and contact phone number
  • Description of proposed structure
  • Size and square footage of proposed structure
  • Estimated cost of construction
  • Applicant’s signature and date
Step 5
Project plans must accompany permit application submittal.
Commercial
Residential
4 sets of plans per submittal application Plans set to include:
1 set of plans per submittal application Plans set to include:
Architectural drawings
Architectural drawings (24 x 36)
Structural (signed by engineer/architect)
MEP's (signed by Engineer/Architect)
MEP's drawings included
Civil Drawings
If applicable
2 - 11 x 17 foundation plan (engineer sealed)
Landscape Plan

Elevation drawings / brick calculations (11 x 17 sheet)
Soils Report

Narrow wall engineer design
TDLR #
2 - Plot plans (8 ½ x 11)


2 Engineer foundation letters signed/sealed
ComCheck calculations
ResCheck calculations
Asbestos Survey (if remodel)
1 Floor plan (11 x 17) for DCAD

Step 6
  • Plan Review Fee, if applicable
  • A fee shall not be accepted until the application is complete in all other respects