Please apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org for all permits listed below:
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A permit is required any time you want to add to your existing driveway, change or alter the approach. The approach is the portion of the driveway located at the street that crosses the utility easement, usually the first 10 feet of your driveway. Please apply online for a driveway
Foundation Repair Submittal Requirements: Foundation plans stamped by a engineer. Foundation Permit Process: Submit application online at www.mygovernmentonline.org Upload stamped foundation plans Pay fee once application is approved and you receive notification to pay Complete foundation repair Request Foundation Repair inspection online before 3:00pm for next business day in most
A permit is required for a new roof within the City Limits of Georgetown. A new roof covering shall not be installed without first removing existing roof coverings when any of the following conditions occur: When the existing roof or roof covering is water soaked or deteriorated to the point
A Temporary Use is a unique short-term use that will be discontinued after a specified time. Such uses include, but are not limited to, special events, construction buildings, seasonal businesses (such as Christmas Tree Lots), etc. Prior to the establishment of a temporary use within the City Limits, a Temporary
PERMIT PROCESS Apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org Select Water Softener in drop down box when applying Pay Permit Fee of $31.00 Application submittal process is complete, project # is assigned. Notification of approval will be sent via e-mail from firstname.lastname@example.org . Request required inspections – All inspections must be requested at
PERMIT PROCESS Apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org. Select Water Heater in drop down box when applying. Pay Permit Fee of $41.00. Application submittal process is complete, project # is assigned. Notification of approval will be sent via e-mail from email@example.com . Request required inspections – All inspections must be requested at
SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS Dollar Value of solar tube/attic fan and placement location. PERMIT PROCESS Apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org Select Solar tube in drop down box when applying. If you are installing an electric attic fan, please have your electrician apply for an electrical permit or for homeowners, a homeowners exemption form
A permit is required for installation of in-ground, or prefabricated swimming pools, spas or hot tubs, in either commercial or residential use. You can apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org Required Documentation: Swimming Pool Application Pool/Spa Agreement Impervious Cover Worksheet Official Site Survey indicating the property lines, impervious cover, proposed pool, existing
A Photovoltaic Permit is required for any Photovoltaic Installation within the city limits of Georgetown or any where the City of Georgetown is the electrical provider. The total cost of the permit is $286.00 Please click here to review the Photovoltaic Installation Program package and permitting information. You may apply
SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS Completed Residential Miscellaneous Application. Official Site Survey indicating the property lines and proposed patio, deck & flatwork location with dimensions and construction drawings to include footing details if raised masonry (12” footing required for seat walls, etc…). Please show impervious Cover Calculations on survey site plan and/or impervious
Required Inspections: Foundation /Prepour Inspection – Proper dowel rods and spacing, proper mesh or steel installed, proper width and slope, expansion material and spacing Set Back Inspection-Locate and Expose the Property Iron Pins and install a string line to form an outline of where patio is to be constructed/placed on
An Irrigation Permit is required before you install any lawn irrigation system which you permanently connect to the City’s water supply. A lawn sprinkler permit is not required when making repairs to the piping of an existing lawn irrigation system unless the back-flow prevention device is being replaced. A backflow
A Fence Permit is required to erect a new fence on a property located within our City limits, with the exception of agricultural uses, as well as pet or livestock, garden, or similar fencing provided the fence is in a property that has a perimeter fence. Required permits must be
Per Chapter 6, section 6.06 of the Unified Development Code, a permit is required for an Accessory Building (Storage Building, Garages, & Carports) withing the City Limits of Georgetown. The following requirements must be met except as specified: Accessory structures and buildings shall meet the dimensional standards of the base
Permitting Info: Apply online at www.mygovernmentonline.org for the following Trade Permits: Electrical Only* Plumbing Only* ** Mechanical Only* *For any electrical, plumbing, or mechanical trade permits, you must be a registered contractor. If you are the homeowner and plan do to the work yourself, then a Homeowners Exempt Form must
Who needs to be registered? The following contractors need to be registered with the City of Georgetown: General Contractor – no fee Plumbing Contractor – no fee Electrical Contractor includes master -no fee Master Electrician Only -no fee Journeyman Electrician -no fee Mechanical Contractor – no fee Fire Sprinkler, Fire
Download the Current Building Permit Fee Schedule Additional Info: How to figure a new residential building permit fee How to figure a new commercial building permit fee Impact Fee Ordinances Utility Service Rates and Fees Planning Department Fee Schedule Fire Prevention Fee Schedule
Other Miscellaneous Permits
- Alarm – Please contact the police department or click here
- Driveways & Sidewalks
- Foundation Repair
*For any electrical, plumbing, or mechanical trade permits, you must be a registered contractor.
*If you are the homeowner and plan do to the work yourself, then a Homeowners Exempt Form must be submitted along with your permit application.
**Plumbing, Electrical, and/or Mechanical Permits requested as part of new construction project must be requested under the main permit number for that particular new construction project. Please contact general contractor for permit number.
Once the permit is issued, you will receive notification to pay from firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions or to request an application, please email email@example.com