Building Inspections

Permits Required Information

Permits Required. (Ref. 2021 IRC & IBC Section 105.1)

Any owner or owner’s authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure*, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be performed, shall first make application to the (Building Inspections) and obtain the required permit.

  • Definition: Structure - That which is built or constructed.
  • All permit applications must be reviewed before authorization and issuance. Review times vary and may take several days depending on type of application. Please contact our office via email at regarding submittal options.
  • Permit fees can be paid in person at City Hall (300 W Main St.) or online. Learn more about permit fees.

International Code Council

International Code Council (ICC)

Did you know that ICC has made their codes available on line?

The city of Grand Prairie is an active member of the International Code Council (ICC), a membership organization dedicated to building safety and fire prevention.

The International Code Council develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools.

Learn about building safety, permits, codes, disaster preparedness, flood cleanup and more.

Building Downloads

Access current Certificate of Occupancy reports through the customer self-service portal or contact Building Inspections for more information. Or, view legacy reports.