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


Please contact Bureau Veritas to request inspections. Inspections requested by 5 p.m. Monday through Friday will be performed the next business day. Inspection requests can also be faxed to the Bureau Veritas office. Their office can be contacted in the following ways:

  • Phone:
    • Inspection line: 817-335-8111
    • Toll Free number: 877-837-8775
  • Fax:
    • Inspection fax line: 817-335-8110
    • Toll Free fax line: 877-837-8859

For all concrete work, please contact the City of Glenn Heights at 972-223-1690, extension 432 before pouring any concrete.

Field Inspections

Inspectors assigned to your area can be contacted via cell phone. Please call the Bureau Veritas office at 817-335-8111/toll free at 877-837-8775 for your inspector's name and number.