Building / Inspections

BUILDING INSPECTIONS:  contact the Building Inspector at 903-567-1841 or 24980 Hwy. 64 East, Canton, Texas, for permits or inspections on building/construction within the city limits. 

For a building permit application click here 

Commercial Plans Submittal Guidelines
Contractor Registration Form
Procedures for prior to installation of backflow preventer

Ordinance No. 2015-10 regarding current building codes.

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
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 $.10 per sq. ft., MIn. $50 (if structure to have MEP's (heat/air, electrical and plumbing)
Accessory Building $.06 per sq. ft., Minimum $25, per trade for accessory bldg., construction only
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
Engineer's Review Cost plus 10%
   

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