Permit Fees

Permit Fees

Permit Type
Fee
Certificate of Occupancy $200.00
Demolition $120.00
Fence/Retaining Wall $35
Foundation Repair $160.00
Carport/ patio covers, pergolas (Residential) $100.00
Mobile Homes $160.00
Sprinkler/Irrigation $50.00
Storage/Accessory Buildings will require a building permit.
(Storage/Accessory buildings that exceed 240 sq. ft. must obtain a SUP through Planning & Zoning.)
$50.00
Clean & Show (for temporary water, power, gas)  $200.00
Above-Ground Swimming Pool (Includes Spas & Hot Tubs)
NOTE: Permit not required for under 24" in height) 
$250.00
In-Ground Swimming Pool $250.00
Flat work (driveways, driveway extensions, walkways)  $200.00
Gas Line Repair $110.00
Signage (permanent)
$215.00
Revisions to a plan review
$125.00
Residential Alterations and Remodels (no increase in footprint)

Single Family: 
(PLEASE SEE WATER DEPARTMENT FOR WATER METER FEES)

$600.00

$1300.00
Single Trade Permits: water heaters, gas test, electrical, HVAC, etc. (Any mechanical, electrical or plumbing) $62.50
Roofing- The City of DeSoto does have an ordinance (ordinance no. 2006-14) that requires a minimum 30-year limited warranty shingle. However, effective 9/1/2019 the State passed Texas House Bill 2439 (exterior building material restrictions)that supersedes the City of DeSoto’s ordinance. If you have any future questions please contact the Building Official at 972-230-9621.
$110.00
Storm Shelters / Safe rooms  $150.00
 Solar  $150.00
 Windows  $100.00
NEW COMMERCIAL AND COMMERCIAL REMODEL PERMIT FEES: 50% OF THE PERMIT COST IS DUE AT THE TIME OF SUBMITTAL

$1 - $500

$27.67

$501-$2000

$27.67 for the first $500 plus $3.87 for each additional $100 or fraction thereof, to and including $2000.

$2001-$25,000

$85.77 for the first $2000 plus $17.82 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof to and including $25,000.

$25,001-$50,000

$497.59 for the first $25,000 plus $12.89 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof to and including $50,000.

$50,001-$100,000

$817.92 for the first $50,000 plus $8.91 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000.

$100,001-$500,000

$1263.37 for the first $100,000 plus $7.14 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof to and including $500,000.

$500,001-$1,000,000

$4118.70 for the first $500,000 plus $6.03 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof to and including $1,000,000.

$1,000,000 and up

$7134.50 for the first $1,000,000 plus $4.04 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof.


(PLEASE SEE WATER DEPARTMENT FOR WATER METER FEES)