Foundation repairs are defined as leveling, installation and/or replacement of piers, footings, or any modification/alteration of any part of the flooring system. Any of these repairs will require a permit. These requirements pertain only to the sections of the foundation that you repair. Existing “untouched” piers, beams and floor systems do not have to meet these requirements.
The following is required prior to issuance of a Residential Foundation Repair Permit:
You can apply online for a building permit through the City of Grand Prairie's Customer Self-Service portal. First time users will need a valid email address to set up an account. It takes about 5 minutes to create a new account.
After completing the online application, permits are processed in approximately 5-10 business days. Depending on updates needed from the applicant, as this can result in longer approval times.
You are welcome to call or visit in person for help submitting your online application.
City Hall - Building Inspections Division
300 W. Main Street
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Physical Address:Building Inspections Division
300 West Main St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Building Inspections Division
P.O. Box 534045
Grand Prairie, TX 75053
Schedule inspection for current project
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.