Building and Permitting

In our continuing effort to improve customer service and efficiency, all permits are now applied for and processed online. For information and tutorials, please refer to to our Citizen Self-Service (CSS) information.

Allen's Building and Permitting Division monitors compliance with City codes and ordinances through permitting, construction plan review and inspections. We provide:

Fire Permits and Inspections

Allen Fire Department issues permits, conducts hazard inspections and provides services to builders and developers. Services include plan review, environmental site assessments, permits, and life safety systems inspections. Find out more from the Allen Fire Marshal's Office.

Texas 8-1-1: Check Before You Dig

Whether you’re planting a tree or building an office tower, you first must check the location of gas lines and other vital utilities.