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Start with an idea, either for your residence or for your business.


Talk to Us About Your Project

We encourage you to contact us before you submit your building permit application if you are unsure of the permitting requirements. You may be referred to other staff members to determine if your project will require any Planning or Engineering approvals before you can apply for a building permit. Our email is 

Adopted Codes: 2012 International Building Code, 2012 International Mechanical Code, 2012 International Plumbing Code, 2012 International Fire Code with Amendments, 2012 Fuel Gas Code, 2012 Property Maintenance Code, 2014 National Electrical Code with Amendments. 2015 International Energy Code, 2012 International Residential Building Code with Amendments, City of Georgetown Unified Development Code, and City of Georgetown Code of  Ordinances


Apply for your Permit Online!

Log onto MyGovernmentOnline to create an account, and complete your permit application.



Once your permit has been approved, you can return to MyGovernmentOnline to remit your payment.  See a schedule of our current permit fees.



You can schedule an inspection through MyGovernmentOnline by 3:00 p.m. for the next business day in most cases.

Not sure how to schedule an inspection in MyGovernmentOnline?  Visit our How-To Section!