Permits & Inspections

The Permits Department will strive to assist you with your construction project in an efficient and accountable manner. 

The Permits Department is responsible for:

  • Issuing permits
  • Reviewing building plans

To obtain a permit for both residential and commercial uses, simply download the forms below (if available) or give us a call and we will be happy to provide you with the necessary forms.


It is always best to do your research first to avoid having to correct code deficiencies or face a possible citation. If you are unsure if you will need a permit or if your case may require special review by the city council, call the City Secretary at (936) 298-2117.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the process for getting a building permit?

Take a moment to read all required information provided. Then print and fill out the building permit application form and return to city hall.  Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email.  We will be happy to help you.