Permitting and Development Submittals:

Our permitting Desk is open to the public for walk-ins. However, for your convenience we will continue to accept permits by email, mail, and drop off in the black drop box on the east side of the building by the curb.



For inspections, please call the inspection request line at (972) 886-4250 or email your request to before 4:00 p.m. for next day inspection. If you call after 4:00 p.m., your inspection may be rolled over the next business day.

Inspections are conducted between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and results will be left at the jobsite.


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:

2017 National Electrical Code

2018 International Building Code

2018 International Plumbing Code

2018 International Mechanical Code

2018 International Energy Conservation Code

2018 International Residential Code

2018 International Fuel / Gas Code

2018 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.

There is no longer a Trash Hauler fee, please refer to the PDF below for the Solid Waste Service Contract:

Solid Waste Services Contract

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 Permit Packet


Sign Permit Application
Sign Permit Packet
Sign Permit Requirements


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
Important Fence information


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 Form
Impervious Surface Form
Permit Withdrawal Form
Release Form for Gas & Electric
Dark Sky Ordinance
2022 Town Holiday Schedule


Water, Sewer and Road Impact Fees
Building Inspections Department Fee Schedule
2021 Impact Fee Study

Commercial Forms

Asbestos Packet
Commercial Builder's Packet
Demo Permit Application

Building Inspections Department Contact Information


Please call the inspection line each BUSINESS day before 4pm, for the inspection to be scheduled the following BUSINESS day. 

Building Inspections Contact