Any person working within the city limits on any property that is not that person's primary residence who erects, constructs, alters, or repairs a building or structure without the required permits or licenses in violation of City Ordinance 3392 will be subject to a $500 penalty and triple permit fee.
Where to Obtain a Permit
Permits can be applied for online at our Citizen Self Service (CSS) portal. Permit applications are also available online or can be obtained at City Hall in the Public Works Permit Office located at:
710 E. San Augustine Deer Park, TX 77536
Types of Permits
The type of permit required for a project depends upon the type of project.
Type of Permit
Certificate of Occupancy
Business name changes New owners
Commercial Building Permit
Commercial additions and remodels Demolitions Driveways New commercial buildings Parking lots
All plumbing work (water heaters, re-piping, sewer work, irrigation, etc.)
Residential Building Permit
Carport Demolition Driveways Exterior siding Fence (if you are replacing more than 50% of one side) Foundation repairs New residential homes Patio and patio cover Remodels and additions Roof Sidewalks Storage sheds Swimming pools Windows
Any time more than one acre of land will be disturbed
Any underground work performed in the city right of way