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NEW Express Permitting Program
Guaranteed plan review time of 3 business days for small business owners and projects from the date of submittal. Learn More.

Create New Online Account
After registering with the Building Inspection Department, contractors looking for miscellaneous permits involving electrical, plumbing, gas or mechanical repairs or replacements may create an online account. If you are a general contractor, please call 972-744-4180 for information on how to register.

Online Permits
The types of permits you may obtain online are miscellaneous permits involving electrical, plumbing, gas or mechanical repairs or replacements. Most of these permits require a licensed contractor to obtain the permit and perform the work. The permits may be purchased using VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or an Escrow Account.

Fire Department Permits
Visit the Fire Department's Documents and Forms page from more information

Home Improvement Incentive Program

Reinvesting in Your Home?
The City provides an economic incentive program to homeowners who substantially reinvest in their home. Learn More  |  Watch Video

Express Permitting

Storm Water Pollution Prevention
Waste generated by construction related activities is a major source of pollution to our storm drains and other waterways. Learn More

Contact Information
Phone  972-744-4180

Fax  972-744-5802
Building Inspection
411 W. Arapaho Rd.
Suite 108
Richardson, TX 75080
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Last updated: 6/28/2016 12:45:01 PM