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Building Inspections

To register with the City of Texas City as a Contractor or Homeowner, click the link below to start the registration process. Please review all instructions and the terms of agreement before submitting your application.


To expedite the registration application, please ensure:


The City of Texas City

7800 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway

Texas City, TX 77591

FOR MEP’s: If the business owner is not the license holder, both the business owner and the license holder must register separately. When both registrations are approved, the licensed holder will be associated to the business owner.

Once submitted, the City of Texas City Building Inspections Department will review your application. If approved, an email will be sent to the email address provided at registration. Follow the instructions provided in the email to activate your account and create a user name and password to log into the MYGOV System (for requesting a permit).

NOTE: If the account activation email is not found in the email provided at registration, please check your SPAM folder. The email will be sent from MYGOV.


The City of Texas City Building Department is responsible for reviewing project plans, issuing building permits, inspecting all types of construction and remodeling projects as well as issuing certificates of completion or certificates of occupancy when all requirements are met. Permits enable the City to enforce the life-safety provisions of the building codes in Texas. These codes are a minimum standard, protecting life, health, property and public welfare by insuring public and private buildings meet a quality standard set for all buildings in the State of Texas.

International Building Code, (IBC) 2015
International Residential Building, (IRC) 2015
International Mechanical Code (IMC) 2015
International Plumbing Code, (IPC) 2015
International Energy Conservation Code, (IECC) 2015
International Fuel Gas Code, (IFC) 2015
International Property Maintenance Code, (IPMC)
National Electrical Code, (NEC) 2014

Herman Meyers
Building Official/ Planning Coordinator
TSBPE Lic. #3558
City of Texas City

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