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Permitting Procedure
Application
The owner, general contractor, or builder will acquire all permits for building in the City of Nassau Bay by filling out the Permit Application Form.

New Residential Construction 
The owner, architect, or general contractor will have to submit to the Building Department the following documents for plan review and approval:
  • Elevation certificate (if the building site is in an AE flood zone)
  • Energy compliance plan review from someone certified by the International Code Council
  • Plot plan
  • Site survey from a registered land surveyor
  • Two sets of plans showing architectural and structural drawings (must include electrical and plumbing plans)

New Commercial Construction
In addition to the items listed for new construction, the following items will have to be submitted:
  • Approval by the Planning Commission
  • Energy compliance plan review from someone certified by the International Code Council
  • Proof of registration with the Texas Accessibility Standards (if the project exceeds $50,000)
  • Site plan
  • Site survey from registered land surveyor
  • Three sets of plans showing architectural and structural drawings (must include mechanical, plumbing, and electrical plans)

Additions, Modifications & Repairs
For structural, plumbing, electrical, gas, or cooling / heating equipment work, a permit and specific inspections will be required. The owner or general contractor will have to submit a sketch of the proposed work, a copy of a current survey, and a rough construction cost estimate when applying for a building permit.

Swimming pools (including concrete work, electrical, gas, and plumbing) require permits and inspections. Foundation repairs and future re-adjustments also require permits and inspections.

Moving a House or Building
A structure being moved within or into the City of Nassau Bay requires a permit and should be coordinated through the Police Department.

Building Demolition
A demolition permit is required for demolishing a building or structure. Prior to demolition and the issuance of a demolition permit, an inspection for sewer, electric, and gas disconnect is required.

Permit Requirements for Crafts & Trades
The following crafts must register their current State license and provide proof of proper insurance before a permit can be issued:
  • Electricians
  • HVAC contractors
  • Irrigation contractors
  • Plumbing contractors

No permit will be issued without the name of the company and the name of the master appearing on the permit application form.

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1800 Space Park Dr., Suite 200
Nassau Bay, TX 77058
281.333.4211