Residential Building Permit

  1. New Construction
  2. Remodel/ Addition
  3. Deck/ Patio
  4. Accessory Building
  5. Fence
  6. Swimming Pool

New Construction

Construction Document Submittals

  • Two (2) copies of the complete set of construction documents are required for plan review. Construction documents must be submitted along with a completed permit application form.
  • Site plans (plot plans) drawn to a scale of 1” = 20’. Site plans must show lot dimensions, the footprint of the building and distance from the building to property lines, platted building lines, driveways, all easements, and the address and legal description of the lot.
  • Floor plans drawn to a scale of ¼” = 1’. Floor plans must show all dimensions, room names, size and type of windows and doors, cabinets and fixtures, and ceiling heights.
  • Exterior elevation plans are drawn to a scale of ¼” = 1’. Exterior elevation plans must show exterior materials, windows and doors, roof slopes, chimneys, and overhangs.
  • Structural plans, where required, drawn to a scale of ¼” = 1’. Structural plans must show second-floor framing, ceiling framing, roof framing, headers, and beams.
  • Foundation plans (must be sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Engineer) drawn to a scale of ¼” = 1’. Foundation plans must show all dimensions, location, and spacing of beams, location of post-tensioning cables (if applicable), location and sizes of rebar (if applicable), concrete specifications, slab thickness, beam sizes and details, post-tensions cable details (if applicable), other notes and requirements by the Engineer, and the address and legal description of the lot.
  • Engineer’s foundation design letters. (post tension) Letters must include a statement that the foundation has been designed specifically for soil conditions of listed lot and that design is in accordance with the building code, must be sealed by the State of Texas Licensed Engineer that designed the foundation plans, and must show the address and legal description of the lot.
  • Masonry on Wood details, if applicable. Masonry on wood details must be sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Engineer or built to the International Residential Code details.
  • Electrical plans (may be combined with floor plan) drawn to a scale of ¼” = 1’. Electrical plans must show location of receptacles and other outlets, exhaust fans, smoke detectors, light fixtures, service equipment and panels.
  • Plumbing plans (may be combined with floor plan) drawn to a scale of ¼” = 1’. Plumbing plans must show location of fixtures, water heaters, and gas outlets.
  • REScheck (Energy Compliance report and checklist) or Energy Compliance form.

NOTE: A Form Survey sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Surveyor will be required to be on site for the Plumbing Rough Inspection.