Building Permits

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Work Requiring Permits

Permits are required when any owner or authorized agent who intends to: 
  • Alter
  • Change any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code
  • Change the occupancy of a building or structure
  • Construct
  • Demolish
  • Enlarge
  • Move
  • Repair
The owner or authorized agent shall first make application to the Permit Department and obtain the required permit. Permit fees are non-refundable.

Contact the Permit Office for questions or clarification at: 
Phone: 254-298-5640 and Press 0 

Submittal Requirements

Permit Applications.

To apply for a permit online, please visit the MyGovermentOnline website here. Hover over the blue Permits & Licensing button at the top, and select Apply Online to begin the application process.

  • After a permit application is submitted, the City of Temple has 10 (10) business days to review and make comments before a permit can be issued. No work is to be started before the permit application has been approved and you have received a copy of the approved permit. Office personnel will contact you when the permit application has been approved.