Georgetown Building Inspections

Commercial Building Permits

The City of Georgetown requires a Commercial Building Permit Application  with the required construction documents including the water meter size worksheet , approved address plat/plan, proof of transportation impact fees  paid or non applicable, and the  electrical load analysis form or Proof of Line Extension Submittal***to be submitted online through for  the following types of commercial projects:

  • new construction ground up
  • remodel of existing building/suite
  • tenant- finish out
  • additions to an existing structure
  • façade changes
  • exterior improvements.

***Please note: if the City of Georgetown is the electric provider, then a line extension maybe required. Please contact Electrical Engineering regarding line extensions.

Adopted Building Code

Adopted Codes effective April 28, 2020:

2015 International Building Code with Amendments
2015 International Mechanical Code with Amendments 
2015 International Plumbing Code with Amendments
2015 International Fire Code with Amendments
2015 Fuel Gas Code with Amendments 
2015 Property Maintenance Code
2017 National Electrical Code with Amendments
2015 International Energy Code
2015 Swimming Pool and Spa Code
2015 International Residential Building Code with Amendments
City of Georgetown Unified Development Code
City of Georgetown Code of  Ordinances

Adopted Codes effective November 1, 2023 

2021 International Building Code (IBC)
2021International Residential Code (IRC)
2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
2021 International Plumbing Code (IRC)
2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
2021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
2021 International Fire Code (IFC)
2021 International Fire Code Amendments Draft – Proposed
2021 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code (ISP&SC)
2023 National Electrical Code (NEC)
2021 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)

City of Georgetown Unified Development Code
City of Georgetown Code of  Ordinances

How to submit a Commercial Building Permit Application:

How to Submit a Commercial Building Permit Application: 

The building plan review is up to thirty (30) business days for initial comments to be issued. Once comments are issued, you will receive an email from to download the comments from your account at aka

How to submit revisions to projects or to address comments issued:

Revisions or resubmittals are submitted via through a resubmittal application. Do not upload revisions directly to the project files.

Directions to submit revisions or comments to be addressed 


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