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Building Permit Information:

Most construction or repair projects require a permit.  Wall coverings, floor coverings and minor repairs do not require permits.   It is recommended that you call the Town to confirm whether a permit is needed or not.
 

Work that "DOES" require a permit:

  1. Any new installation or relocation of trade work (electric, plumbing, mechanical)
  2. Any reconfiguration of space, i.e. moving walls, doors, windows
  3. Water Heaters
  4. Fences
  5. Accessory Buildings
  6. Window Replacement
  7. Irrigation Systems
  8. Any Advertising Signage
  9. Everything Else

Work that "DOES NOT" require a permit:

  1. Painting or Wallpaper
  2. Carpet or Tile
  3. Cabinets and Countertops
  4. Replacing existing residential shingles

Time Frame:

  1. Routine permits, such as water heaters, irrigation systems, repairs, etc., can usually be approved at Town Hall upon submittal.
  2. Most permits require a short review by the Community Development Director and will be approved or denied in just a few days.
  3. Permits for major renovation or new construction typically take two to three weeks to review.

Click the button to access the Pantego's MyGov Permit Portal 

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Building Codes:

2015 International Codes 
2015 International Building Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Residential Building Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Existing Building Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Plumbing Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Mechanical Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Fuel Gas Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Energy Code with Local Amendments
2015 International Fire Code with Local Amendments
2014 National Electrical Code with Local Recommendations

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The International Code Council provides free training and education on the subject of Tornadoes and Hurricanes.  The Town of Pantego would like to offer you access to this training.  To access the course click the picture on the right: