Are you planning a new home project? If so, you may need a permit.
A permit ensures that inspections are completed and the building or project is compliant with code requirements and meets safety standards.
Permits are mandatory when remodeling or on updates that require a licensed trade such as electrical work, plumbing or anything with a structural component such as moving walls.
The most common permits are for the construction of a building such as a patio cover, gazebo, carport or installing a swimming pool. Permits for window replacement and sport courts are also common.
If you’re looking to add or replace a water heater, than you will need a plumbing permit. To change out a heating or an air conditioning system, you would need a mechanical permit.
If you are still unsure about whether or not you need a permit, visit the City of Southlake Building Inspections and Code Enforcement webpage or the Residential Construction webpage. You can also email Building Inspections and Code Enforcement or call 817-748-8236.
Ready to request a permit? Apply through our online permit and inspections portal.