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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:

Commercial

Residential

Construction site address

Application date

Lot and 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.