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Welcome to the Permit Center

All city permits have been centralized into this one location.

Residential Permit? Free Permit?
Building Fees Development Fees
Contractor Registration Calendar
Garage Sale FAQ's Permit Required?

*Effective, June 12, 2017, the City of Baytown Permit Counter, located at 2401 Market Street, will close at 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  All inspection requests, permit applications (including garage sale permits), and  plan submittals must be received at the Permit Counter by 4:00 p.m.

BusinessDepartmentsPhone
Hotel Occupancy Tax(HOT)City Manager's Office(281) 420-5343
Excavation PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Sign Construction PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Sign Operating PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Manufactured Home/RV Park LicensePlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Registration for Commercial Vacant BuildingsPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Secondhand DealerCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Secondhand Metal Dealer/Metal Recycling EntityCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
TaxicabsCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Tow TruckCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Waste Collection PermitCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Geophysical/Seismic TestingCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Automotive Wrecking and Salvage Yard LicenseCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
AlarmCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Charitable SolicitorsCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Crafted Precious Metal and Gems DealerCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Credit Access BusinessCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Engineering ROW WorkEngineering(281) 420-6545
Engineering ReportEngineering(281) 420-6545
Utility AvailabilityEngineering(281) 420-6545
Fire System PermitFire Department(281) 422-2311
Misc. Fire & Life Safety InspectionFire Department(281) 422-2311
Misc. Fire & Life Safety InspectionFire Department(281) 422-2311
Food PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Public Swimming Pool and Spa PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Stormwater PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Custodial Residential Care Permit Emergency Management(281) 422-1192
Downtown Facade Improvement Grant ApplicationPlanning / Development(281) 420-5394
Construction & DevelopmentDepartmentsPhone
Address RequestPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Commercial ApplicationPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Electrical PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Contractor RegistrationPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
House Moving PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Manufactured Home Placement PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Mechanical PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Plumbing /Gas PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Residential Building PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Excavation PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Sign Construction PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Sign Operating PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Geophysical/Seismic TestingCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Drainage InformationEngineering(281) 420-6545
Pipeline PermitEngineering(281) 420-6549
Fire System PermitFire Department(281) 422-2311
Stormwater PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Annexation PetitionPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Fire Lane EasementPlanning / Development(281) 420-7156
General PlanPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Landscape VariancePlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Plat CertificationPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
PlatPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Pre-application RequestPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
ReplatsPlanning / Development(281) 420-7156
Special Use Permit - TelecommunicationPlanning / Development(281) 420-7156
Subdivision VariancePlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Street Light RequestPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Universal Development ApplicationPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Zoning AmendmentPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Zoning AppealPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Zoning Special ExceptionPlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Zoning Special UsePlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Zoning VariancePlanning / Development(281) 420-6556
Home Owner / ResidentsDepartmentsPhone
Garage SalePlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
House Moving PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Manufactured Home Placement PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Residential Building PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Excavation PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Manufactured Home - Electrical PermitPlanning / Development(281) 420-6537
Memorial Program ApplicationCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
AlarmCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Fire System PermitFire Department(281) 422-2311
Public Swimming Pool and Spa PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Home OccupationPlanning / Development(281) 420-7156
Lot Line Adjustment-ConsolidationPlanning / Development(281) 420-7156
Public HealthDepartmentsPhone
Outdoor Food Event PermitFire Department(281) 422-2311
Live Outdoor ExhibitionHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Open Air VendorHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Itinerant Merchant(English)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Itinerant Merchant(Spanish)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Food PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Public Swimming Pool and Spa PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Temporary Food Permit(English)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Temporary Food Permit(Spanish)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Mobile Unit(English)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Restaurant Food & DrinksDepartmentsPhone
Alcoholic BeveragesCity Clerk(281) 420-6504
Food PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Special EventsDepartmentsPhone
Hotel Occupancy Tax(HOT)City Manager's Office(281) 420-5343
Outdoor Food Event PermitFire Department(281) 422-2311
Circus and Carnival PermitHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Live Outdoor ExhibitionHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Open Air VendorHealth Department(281) 420-5384
Itinerant Merchant(English)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Itinerant Merchant(Spanish)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Temporary Food Permit(English)Health Department(281) 420-5384
Temporary Food Permit(Spanish)Health Department(281) 420-5384