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          Building Permits

The Permit Department is there to ensure compliance with adopted City building, zoning, fire, health and sanitation codes on all residential and commercial structures in order to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the public. In order to facilitate this responsibility we provide inspection services to support enforcement of the 2012 International Building Codes.

Are you planning on to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system? Click on image to read on What you need to know before you start...

Check this ordinances:

Adoption of 2012 Building Codes 


Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance


Flood Plain Permit 



Property Search:
FEMA Flood Determination
Permit Requirements Information                                          Download
FloodPlain Permit Form                                                            Download
Building Permit Form                                                                Download
(New Construction, Demolition, or other Improvements)
Moving-In/Out Permit Form                                                     Download
(House, Storage, Barn or Shed)
Mobile Home Permit Form                                                       Download
Building Electric Permit Form                                                   Download
(Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical or Gas/Natural)
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Contact our office at (956) 347-3512 if you have any questions.

Permit for Floodplain Development

A permit is required before construction or development begins within any Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). If FEMA has not defined the SFHA within a community, the community shall require permits for all proposed construction or other development in the community including the placement of manufactured homes, so that it may determine whether such construction or other development is proposed within flood-prone areas. Permits are required to ensure that proposed development projects meet the requirements of the NFIP and the community's floodplain management ordinance. For more information Click Here

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