Permits & Inspections

General Information


Thank you for choosing Pilot Point. Whether you are opening or remodeling your business or building or adding to your residence, Our goal is to provide you with the best service possible.

The building permits and inspection division’s mission is to facilitate the land development process by applying the highest standards of health, safety and construction industry practices. The division also provides professional and courteous customer service to new and existing developments in the city

A Building Permit is required for any alteration or construction work.

Before a building permit will be issued, the Building Department, the Fire Inspector, the City Engineer and the City Public Works Department must approve all plans and documents related to the permit application. 

All Contractors performing work within the City of Pilot Point's jurisdiction must be registered with the City and provide proof of commercial general liability insurance for claims of property damage or bodily injury. Contractors may now register online through our MyGov system.

Any structural change within the City of Pilot Point that requires a building permit will also require a Certificate of Occupancy. No individual or corporation will be permitted to occupy any structurally changed building without said Certificate.

For more details about City of Pilot Point building codes, please see the Code of Ordinances.

Adopted Building Codes

The City Council approved adoption of the 2015 International Building Codes on December 12, 2016. You may view the adopted codes and the adopted local amendments at the links below:

Online Access to 2015 I-Codes

2015 City of Pilot Point I-Code Local Amendments

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code

Permit Submittal

Permit applications can now be done online through our MyGov system. Permit documents will still be accepted in person at City Hall. Submittal documents should be complete to expedite plan review and permit issuance.

Plan Review

Plan Reviews will be performed in-house for all commercial and residential permits. City staff will contact you if revisions are needed. You may contact the Permits and Inspections Department at 940-686-2165 or email [email protected] to check the status of your permit.

Inspection Requests

Please log into your MyGov account to schedule inspections or email [email protected]. Inspection requests must be received by 3:30pm for next business day inspections. If received after 3:30pm, the inspection will be conducted two business days later.

Annual Permits

The City of Pilot Point requires renewal of some permits yearly. These permits include Alcohol Sales Permits, Animal Registrations, and Health Permits. For information on these permits, see Forms and Applications.

Permits handled by other departments include: