Building Permits & Inspections

NO INSPECTIONS WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, 8/2.

ALL INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED FOR THIS DAY WILL BE MOVED TO THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2021, ALL RESIDENTIAL PERMITS AND PLANS WILL NEED TO BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY TO PERMITS@LAPORTETX.GOV

EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 30, 2020 ANY INSPECTION REQUESTED AFTER 7:00 A.M. WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS DAY
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Visit the Building Permits and Inspections Service Center website to perform any of the following tasks:
  • Schedule or cancel inspections
  • Obtain inspection results
  • View permit and plan tracking statuses
  • View permit details
  • View and pay permit and inspection fee

Note: Please print receipt of payment.  Must show proof of payment to request a new water account at Utility Billing Department.  

Inspections


Inspections scheduled before 7 a.m. will be performed on the same business day. Inspections scheduled after 7 a.m. will be performed on the next business day. Inspections can be requested online or by calling 281-470-5130. 

​Building Codes

The City of La Porte recently approved the 2018 Building Code editions and the 2020 National Electrical Code to be effective November 28, 2020. 


Commercial Permit Submittal Requirements


  • Hard copies: Complete Building Permit Application, (2) 24 X 36 Complete Plan set, and Site Plan
  • USB must include the following in PDF format: Complete Building Permit Application, Complete Plan set in a single file, and Site Plan (Please do not submit CD in lieu of USB)

Holidays: 
January 1, 2021 (New Year's)
​April 2, 2021 (Good Friday)
​May 31, 2021 (Memorial Day)
​July 5, 2021 (Independence Day)
​September 6, 2021 (Labor Day)
​November 25-26, 2021 (Thanksgiving)
​December 24-27, 2021 (Christmas)
December 31, 2021 (New Year's)