Rental Registration & Inspection:
The City of Rowlett currently does NOT have registration or inspection program for rental properties. The program is in the development stages. At this time, if you have questions or immediate concerns, you may contact Environmental Services at 972 412 6284. If you would like to leave your contact information to be added to the initial registration database, please email: . Staff will work to update you as relevant information becomes available.
Effective Immediately: We now require a digital copy of all plans in order to conduct our plan review.
Our Building Inspections Division strives to assist the development process efficiently and with accountability to the community we serve.
What Requires a Permit?
Permits are required when building, remodeling, or enlarging a building. Permits are also required for other improvements to your property such as fencing, replacing a roof, plumbing, mechanical, or electrical work.
What Does Not Require a Permit?
Projects such as painting, wallpapering, carpeting, cabinet installation, foundation repair, and trim work, etc. do not require permits. Additionally, permits are not required when replacing fixtures on existing wiring or plumbing.