Georgetown Building Inspections

Permits Process


Notice: Building Permits and Inspections Front Office/ Customer Counter will be closed on September 28, 2023 for offsite training. This does not affect inspections in the field. Thank you.


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: 2015 International Building Code, 2015 International Mechanical Code, 2015 International Plumbing Code, 2015 International Fire Code with Amendments, 2015 Fuel Gas Code, 2015 Property Maintenance Code, 2015 Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2017 National Electrical Code with Amendments. 2015 International Energy Code, 2015 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 aka to create an account, and complete your permit application.



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



Inspections should be scheduled through MyGovernmentOnline aka by 3:00 p.m. for the next available business day. Please note, inspection turnaround times are based on the volume and type of inspections requested. At this time, we cannot guarantee next business day for all inspections requested by 3:00PM.

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


Submit a Permit Determination Request


General Contact Information:

General Questions: Email:

Permits under review or Issued Permits:
Please include the permit/project number and the address

Building Inspections:
Email the assigned inspector 
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