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Permit Technician
Community Development Services

Blake Scott
Building Official

Building Inspections General Email Box

3901 Main Street
Rowlett, TX  75088


24-Hour Building Inspections Request Line: 972-412-6137

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
What are you building?
*All submittals require a copy of the lot survey indicating
where work is to be done on the property.*

Check out our New Residential Checklist and New Residential Required Inspections

Submittal Requirements
  • Fence 
      • If the proposed fence will be crossing/enclosing a marked easement on the property or if a survey cannot be provided, the fence waiver must be completed and submitted before the permit can be issued.
  • Residential Accessory Structure 
      • This includes storage buildings, detached garages, carports, gazebos, or any other structure that is not attached to the house.  See RDC Section 77-303.            
  • Patio Cover 
      • Provides information regarding construction and what paperwork is needed for submittal.
  • Concrete  
      • This includes flatwork (patios, sidewalks, and driveways).
  • Irrigation System    
      • The City of Rowlett does permit homeowners to install irrigation systems on their own property, however the plans must be signed and sealed by a licensed irrigator.   
  • Swimming Pool  


  • Water Heater
      • All water heater installations and water heater change outs require a permit and city inspections.  Installation Requirements and Guidance are provided through the link.

Obtaining Residential Construction Permits and Applications

To submit for a permit or a contractor registration, check out our Forms & Applications page.

Residential Building Codes

View the City of Rowlett Adopted Codes for codes related to residential construction.

4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088