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Most construction and remodel jobs require permits. The best way to find out if you need a permit is to contact the City of Princeton Building Inspection Division at 972-736-6169 between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
Common types of permits include:
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The Building Inspection Division cannot release gas to Atmos without an inspection. A Plumbing Permit is required for a Gas Inspection. In order to obtain a Plumbing Permit, you must be a Homeowner or a Licensed Master Plumber. The Homeowner or Licensed Master Plumber will come to the City of Princeton to obtain a permit. The Homeowner or Licensed Master Plumber will do the work and call us for an inspection. Once it passes inspection, the City of Princeton will release the gas to Atmos.
Due to the specific circumstances of some projects, the Building Official can extend permit deadlines in some cases. Contact the Building Inspection Division at 972-736-6169 for more information.
Yes. Permits for garage sales are required. Complete the Garage Sale Application (PDF).
Residents are allowed to hold two garage sales per year for no more than three days at a time.
It costs $75 to register as a contractor with the City.
The following types of contractors must register with the City of Princeton:
Inspectors will sign the inspection record for passed inspections or leave correction notices for inspections that have failed.
The cutoff time for a next-day inspection is 12 midnight on the business day before the inspection is needed. Monday through Friday, 7 am to 4 pm are considered business days.