Building Permits and Inspections

Building Department is responsible for reviewing construction drawings, issuing building permits, and inspecting for compliance with codes and ordinances.  Building Permits are required on any structural repair, new construction or remodeling of any building or home within the City.  Demolition of buildings requires a permit.

Permits and Inspections will be performed as soon as possible after they are called in.  Twenty-four hour notice is preferred if possible. To schedule an inspection please call 979-968-5805.

Building Permits

Used for: New construction, Additions,  Alterations, Repairs, Demolition, Moving of buildings.

Fees: Based on value of work. Cash or Check only, credit cards not accepted. 
Application: Download Building Permit
                
Fillable Form - Building Permit


Plumbing Permit
Used for: New Construction, Additions, Alterations, Repair of water & sewer lines
Fees: Based on number of fixtures. Cash or Check only, credit cards not accepted.
Application: Download Plumbing Permit
                 Fillable Form - Plumbing Permit

Electric Permit
Used for: New Construction, Additions,  Alterations, Repair of electrical wiring

Meter Loop Specifications
Fees: Based on type of work being done. Cash or Check only, credit cards not accepted.
Application: Download Electrical Permit
                
Fillable Form - Electrical Permit

Mechanical Permit
Used for: New Construction, Additions,  Alterations, Repair of mechanical equipment
Fees: Based on type of of equipment being installed. Cash or Check only, credit cards not accepted.
Application: Download Mechanical Permit
                 Fillable Form - Mechanical Permit


Gas Permit

Used for: New Construction, Additions,  Alterations, Manufactured Home Hook-ups, Repair of gas lines and equipment
Fees: Based on type of equipment being installed. Cash or Check only, credit cards not accepted.
Application: Download Gas Permit
                 Fillable Form - Gas Permit

Floodplain Development Permit
Used for: New Construction, Additions, Alternations, Repairs, Demolition, Moving of Buildings in flood zone.
Application: Download Floodplain Development Permit
                  Fillable Form - Floodplain Development Permit


Contact: 
Frank Menefee (979) 968-3127

              Return completed applications to: 
              Building Inspector
              155 E. Colorado St.
              La Grange, Texas 78945
              Email completed permits to permits@cityoflg.com 

Specific guidance regarding opening a retail food establishment.

Building Board of Adjustment and Appeal:
The Building Board of Adjustment and Appeal is created by the Building Code. Members are appointed by the City Council.  The Board is charged with responsibility for hearing appeals to the Building Code. Appeals may be for hardship from specific requirements of the Code or from interpretation of the Building Official.Meetings are held on an as-needed basis. Expression of interest in serving on the Board may be made in writing to the City Manager.Permits Issued by City:
Amusement Device Permit (979) 968-5805
Building Permit (979) 968-5805
Demolition Permit (979) 968-5805
Electrical Construction Permit (979) 968-5805
Itinerant Vendor’s Permit (979) 968-5806
Liquor Permit (979) 968-5805
Mechanical Construction Permit (979) 968-5805
Parade Permit (979) 968-5806
Peddler Permit


(979) 968-5806                      


Plumbing Construction Permit (979) 968-5805
Sign Permit (979) 968-5805
Wrecker Permit (979) 968-5806
Zoning Permit (979) 968-5805