Permitting and Development Submittals:

Our Permitting Desk is closed to the public; however, operations will continue but contact with the public will be limited to phone, email, and curbside pickup (8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F). For all curbside pickup, a scheduled time will be necessary. Call 972-886-4209 or visit permits@fairviewtexas.org.

Inspections: The permit holder/homeowner will be emailed a letter giving them two options:

  • To extend any issued permits for 6 months
  • To take pictures for hot water heaters or mechanical permits only.

A link to the form is shown below

Solicitation Permit Applications: All new solicitation permits will be halted until further notice due to the COVID-19.

Electrical permits or plumbing emergency permits only will have to be inspected per the building official’s discretion. For this, the contractor will still call the inspection line at 972-886-4250 before 4:00 p.m. each business day for the following business day.

All new construction/finish out/certificate of occupancy/addition/remodels/accessory structures/fence/demo/pool projects will still be inspected; however, the superintendent will not be authorized to walk with the inspector at the time of inspection. For this, the contractor will still call the inspection line at 972-886-4250 before 4:00 p.m. each business day for the following business day.

All septic projects will still be inspected; however, the inspector will not be authorized to walk with the inspector at the time of inspection. For this, the contractor will still call the inspection line at 972-886-4223 before 4:00 p.m. each business day for the following business day.

The morning of the scheduled inspection it is the permit holder’s responsibility to call our inspector at 972-886-4236 before 8am to confirm there will be someone at home or onsite as well as there is no one who is sick in the house or sick onsite, at the time of the inspection. 

Results will be emailed that afternoon.

 

To download the Building Inspections Extension or Close out Form, click here.

 

All submitted documentation will need to include the following:

11 X 17 Dimensions (2 Sets)

Flash Drive

Any plans submitted without including the above requirements will result in an automatic denial without review by the plan reviewer.

When do I need a Building Permit – Commercial & Residential

  1. iconNew Construction
  2. iconInterior Remodels
  3. iconAdditions
  4. iconAlteration and Repairs
  5. iconPlumbing, Electrical, Mechanical
  6. iconConstruction of Interior walls greater than 5 feet 10 inches in height
  7. iconRetaining walls
  8. iconCertificates of Occupancy
  9. iconSwimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Accessory Buildings,
  10. iconLawn Irrigation Systems, Decks, and Patio Covers

 

The Town of Fairview has adopted the following codes:

2011 National Electrical Code

2012 International Building Code

2012 International Plumbing Code

2012 International Mechanical Code

2012 International Energy Conservation Code

2012 International Residential Code

2012 International Fuel / Gas Code

2012 International Fire Code

Building in the Town of Fairview is regulated by Chapter 154 of the Code of Ordinances, “Zoning”, as well as other applicable local ordinances.

Swimming Pool

Waiver To Construct in Munic Easement
Swimming Pool Permit Packet
Commercial Swimming Pool Health Checklist

Special Event Forms

Special Event Permit Application

Solicitation

Solicitation Permit Packet

Signage

Sign Permit Application
Sign Permit Packet
Sign Permit Requirements

Septic

Collin County OSSF Form
Septic Application for On-Site Sewage Facility
Septic Packet

Residential Forms

Residential Builder's Packet-Additions, Alterations, Remodels, Accessory Structures
Residential Builder's Packet-New Construction
Residential Permit Application
Termite Protection Form

Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical

Plumbing HVAC Electical Permit Application

Miscellaneous Projects

Drive Approach Application
Fence Permit Application

Irrigation

Location Device Installed

Health Forms

Food Permit Application
Food Establishment Permit Packet
Temporary Food Permit Application

General Construction Documents

Contractor's Registration
Addendum Form
Change of General Contractor Form
Change of Sub-Contractor Form
Credit Card Authorization Auto Draft Form
Impervious Surface Form
Permit Withdrawal Form
Release Form for Gas & Electric
Building Inspections Information
2020 Town Holiday Schedule and Construction Work Schedule
Dark Sky Ordinance

Fees

Water Meter Form & Impact Fees
Road Impact Fees
Building Inspections Department Fee Schedule

Commercial Forms

Asbestos Packet
Certificate of Occupancy
Commercial Builder's Packet
Demo Permit Application

Event calendar

 

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