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The Building Department is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
The following codes were adopted by the City of Denison:
Contact the City of Denison Inspection Department by calling (903) 465-2720 If it is for a commercial building a electrical permit is required, an appointment will be necessary to check the electrical on the inside of the building. You will need to call your electric company to make an application, so they can tie the application and release together.
Yes, a permit is required for roll roofing, composition shingles, metal roofing, and hot tar roofing. If you have questions about hot tar roofing, please contact Fire Marshal John Weda at (903) 464-4427. All others questions should be directed to the Building / Inspections Department at (903) 465-2720.
Information can also be found in the Zoning Ordinance: Article V – Special Area Standards.
The following are needed to obtain a permit:
Normally three sets for commercial and two sets for new residential (1) One digital set is also required. Floor plans are required for all remodel and additions.
Permits will vary in cost according to type of application. Please refer to the fee schedule for further information.
The City of Denison accepts cash, check, and credit/debit cards.
Permits are good for one year (six months after inspection up to one full year).
Please call (903) 464-0173 to request an inspection. If you call before 10 a.m., the inspection will take place that same day. Calls received after 10 a.m. will be addressed the following day. Building inspectors will be in their offices to receive contractors between 8-9 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. daily.
Yes, a permit is required on all signs. Refer to the Code of Ordinances for more information. If you have any questions, call the Inspection Department at (903) 465-2720.
Yes. Requirements for restaurants and temporary vendors can be obtained from the Grayson County Health Department and Environmental Health Division by calling (903) 465-2878 ext. 241. Contact Fire Marshal John Weda by calling (903) 464-4427 for Fire Department requirements. A Certificate of Occupancy is required from the Inspection Department by calling (903) 465-2720.
Yes. A certificate of occupancy permit is required and must be applied for through the Inspection Department. If you have questions, call (903) 465-2720.
A temporary certificate of occupancy can be issued by the Inspection Department under certain conditions. For more information or if you have questions, please call (903) 465-2720.