Permit Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
One Troyan Drive, Meadows Place, Texas  77477
Office Number and Inspection Request: 281-983-2932
Fax Number 281-983-2940

Our Vision:  To protect the safety and well-being of our residents and the environment of our City through a professional permit process ensuring Meadows Place will continue to be …. Your Place for Life

Our Goal:  To provide quick, courteous and professional service while enforcing all applicable ordinances, statues and regulations.

Schedule of Fees:  Click here to see the current Schedule of Fees updated July 26, 2022.

ONLINE Contractor Registration and to Create an Account – Click Here

ONLINE Permit Payment – with an Account – Click Here

Below is a list of work that requires a Permit.  Although all work requiring a permit may not be listed, it is best to contact the City before starting any work at your home or business to see if a permit is necessary.   

Building Permit: This application is required for the following type of work:  New Construction, Additions, Remodels, Build Outs, Foundation Work, Cement Work, Patio Covers, Swimming Pool, Fences, and Window Replacement, and possibly other services not listed.

Electrical Permit:  This application is required for the following type of electrical work:  Electrical Services, Meter Loop & Service, Sub-panels, Installation of new lighting fixtures, outlets, appliances, Generators, Re-connection of Service, and possibly other services not listed.

Plumbing/Gas Permit:  This application is required for the following type of work:  Water & Sewer, Backflow preventer, Water Lines, Sewer Lines, Storm Sewer, Installation of New Fixtures like,  Yard drains, Pool Heaters, Water Softener, Ice Maker, Gas Pressure Test, Gas Line Re-connection, and possibly other work not listed.

Mechanical Permit: This application is required for the following type of work:  Installation of Air Conditioners or Heaters, Toilet Exhaust, Exhaust hoods and possible other work not listed.

Roof Permit:  This application is required when installing a new roof.  Be sure that your roof shingles are on the City approved list of roofing colors and material.

Irrigation Permit:  This application is required for the installation of new irrigation systems and possibly repair work to existing irrigation systems.

Driveway and Sidewalk Permit:  This is application is required for driveway and sidewalk installation and/or repairs.

Annual Fire Prevention Operations Permit

Fire Sprinkler-Alarm Permit


Beer & Wine License

Burglar Alarm

Business Name Change/Change of Owner


Easement and Right-of-Way

Estate Sale Permit

Food Service Permit

Occupancy Permit

Rental Property License

Short Term Rental License


All contractors working in the City must obtain a Contractor Registration and permit (home owners included) before starting any work.  All Contractors must provide a master license in their trade and proof of liability insurance (faxed or emailed directly to the city from the insurance company).

A Credit Card Authorization form may also be completed and submitted with all permit applications to expedite your permit.

Plan Review:  New home building and home remodeling requires detailed plans. The following information needs to be submitted in order to obtain a permit. Submitted documents should be complete to expedite plan review and permit issuance.

Applicant needs to submit the following:

  1. Permit Application
  2. 3-Plot Plans to include Legal Description (Lot, Block, Subdivision and lot dimensions)
  3. 3-Energy Reports
  4. 3-Stamped Engineering foundation letters
  5. 3-Sets of Construction Plans

Submittal Requirements

Inspections:  Your inspection request must be scheduled the day before with the Permit Clerk via email or phone at, 281-983-2932, before the inspector is notified.

BBG Consulting –Building Official
Joe Scanlin – Electrical

Current Codes:  Below you will find links to the current building codes the City of Meadows Place abides by. Click on each code for additional information.  

Code Description Ordinance
Meadows Place Code of Ordinances
2015 International Building Code Ordinance No. 2018-24
2015 International Plumbing Code Ordinance No. 2018-28
2015 International Fuel Gas Code Ordinance No. 2018-26
2015 International Mechanical Code Ordinance No. 2018-27
2015 Texas Food Establishments Rules (TFER) Ordinance No. 2018-29
2014 National Electrical Code Ordinance No. 2017-05
2015 International Residential Code Ordinance No. 2016-13
2012 International Energy Conservation Code Ordinance No. 2013-20
2012 International Property Maintenance Code Ordinance No. 2014-02
2012 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code Ordinance No. 2013-21
2015 International Fire Code Ordinance No. 2018-25