Building / Inspections

BUILDING INSPECTIONS:  Contact the Building Department at 903-567-1841 or 201 N. Buffalo, Canton, Texas, for permits or inspections on building/construction within the city limits. 

Building Permit Fees

Fees double if work started without permit
New Commercial & Institutional $ 0.25 per s.f., Minimum $100.00
New Residential $ 0.20 per s.f., Minimum $75.00
Commercial Remodel or Alterations $ 0.20 per s.f., Minimum $75.00
Commercial Roof Permit $ 75.00
Residential Remodel or Alterations $ 0.15 per s.f., Minimum $50.00
Demolition $ 50.00
House Moving $ 100 plus police and utility costs
Dirt Moving Permit $ 25.00
Storage Shed (built offsite, delivered on skids (all sizes)) $ 50.00
Accessory Building $ 0.10 per sq. ft., MIn. $50 
Accessory Building Trade $ 0.06 per sq. ft., Minimum $25, per trade .
Plan Review (new commercial) $ 150.00
Plan Review (commercial remodel) $ 75.00 (lease space up to 1500 sq. ft.)
Plan Review (commercial remodel) $ 100.00 (over 1500 sq. ft.)
Plan Review (residential remodel) $ 37.50
Plan Review (New Residential) $ 50.00
Plan Review (Commercial updates after plans issued) $ 10.00 per page
Plan Review (Commercial Roof) $ 75.00
Engineer's Review Cost plus 10%
Foundation Repairs $ 50.00 with Engineer Design
Certificate of Occupancy Fee (Commercial) $ 125.00 (includes the Fire CO fee)
Certificate of Occupancy Fee (Residential) $ 5.00
Re-inspection Fee $ 50.00

 

Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Permit Fees

Fees double if work started without permit
New Single Family Residential                 $ 0.08 per s.f., Minimum $50
Residential Remodel            $ 0.06 per s.f., Minimum $40
New or Remodel Commercial or Institutional $ 0.08 per s.f., Minimum $50