Building Permits & Inspections

Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, alter, move, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to install, alter, repair, remove, or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by International Building Code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the Permit Division and obtain the required permit. Read about the permit review process (PDF) for more information.

Types of Permits

  • Accessory Building
  • Addition/Remodel
  • Any structural construction: moving walls, braces, change in electrical or plumbing
  • Carport
  • Fencing
  • Flatwork-Driveways/Sidewalks
  • House Moving
  • Irrigation
  • New Home
  • Patios
  • Repairs
  • Roofing
  • Swimming Pool

Forms & Applications

Inspections

To request an inspection, please call 972.223.1690 x 425 or email buildinginspections@glennheightstx.gov with the following information:

  • Type of Inspection
  • Property Address
  • Permit Number
  • Your Name
  • Your Number

Right-of-Way Inspection

Before pouring concrete in the Right-of-Way, please call 972.223.1690 x432 or email jerriett.stofel@glennheightstx.gov