building permit

Any owner, or authorized agent, is required to submit an application and obtain a permit to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure.  Also, any installation, enlargement, alteration, repair, removal, conversion or replacement of any electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system will require application and release of permit.  Please contact the Permitting Division at or (972) 223-1690 ext. 451 for application materials and information. 

Permit Types


Accessory Building


Any structural construction (moving walls, braces, etc.)

Certificate of Occupancy

Contractor Registration



Food Establishment

House Moving

Irrigation & Backflow

New Home




Swimming Pool

Trade Work (Electrical, Plumbing, or Mechanical)

Application Forms

Alarm Permit (Residential & Commercial)
Garage Sale Permit


Glenn Heights Action Center
Mobile App

Are you on the go and need to report an issue to the City of Glenn Heights? Download Glenn Heights Action Center App today! You can report potholes, animal control situations, traffic concerns, criminal gang activity, and much more with just a few clicks. You can even snap a picture to include with your request. Download the app by going to App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.



Remember: Always dial 911 for Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services.