Building Inspection


Permit Application PhasesCommercial Permits*​Residential Permits*Small Projects*
Prescreen
Preliminary review to ensure all required documents have been submitted and plans are formatted correctly. Once verified, a task is sent to the applicant for initial fee payment. Once paid, the application is forwarded to the plan review team. The times indicated are the estimated queue times to first prescreen review. Required corrections and resubmittals add time to this step.
2 weeks​4 weeks​4 days
Plan Review
Plans are reviewed to ensure they meet the standards of the Dallas Development Code. The times indicated are the estimated queue times to first plan review. Required corrections and resubmittals add time to this step.
5 weeks10 weeks​2 days
Approved Application
The permit is issued once the plans are approved and any outstanding fees are paid. The times indicated are the total time for prescreen and plan review. Required corrections and resubmittals add time to these steps.
​7 weeks
​14 weeks​6 days