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New Commercial Construction Permits

The Commercial Guidelines and Regulations document provides a step-by-step process including all requirements necessary to obtain a building permit for new commercial construction. 


New Residential Construction Permits

The General Guidlines for Residential Construction packet provides a step-by-step process including all requirements necessary to obtain a building permit for new residential construction and the following inspections.


Rowlett Development Code - Code of Ordinances

Chapter 77 offers information on general provisions for development in the city, zoning, and regulates uses within the city. 

Chapter 78 provides information on the City of Rowlett adopting the International Building Codes with Rowlett's amendments.

Chapter 77 - Development Code and Chapter 78 - Building Regulations


Building Codes

Please view the City of Rowlett Adopted Codes for regulations related to  construction.


Submittal & Plan Review

Bureau Veritas will be conducting new construction plan reviews and inspections.

  • The permit application and plans will be submitted to the City. All submittal documents should be complete at time of application to expedite plan review and permit issuance. The applicant will be contacted by Bureau Veritas if revisions are needed.
    • You may contact Bureau Veritas' Plan Review Department for the status of your permit at (469) 241-1834 or toll free (800) 906-7199.
    • Plans will be returned to the City stamped and marked after review. The City will process and issue the permit and contact the contractor with the total of fees due when it is ready for pickup.


    4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088