The Clear The Shelter event is tomorrow, Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Gene Carey Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, 995 E. Valley Ridge Blvd.  All pet adoption fees will waived during the event.  Adoption includes sterilization, microchip, viral vaccines, Rabies vaccine, Heartworm testing (if applicable), city registration (if Lewisville resident) and 30 days of free pet insurance. Check out some of the available fur kids on our PetFinder page.

Building Inspections


The Building Inspection Division manages and coordinates the plan review, permitting and inspection of private construction projects in accordance with the City of Lewisville ordinances and adopted Building Codes. A building permit is required for all new construction, remodeling, changes or additions to structures which includes signs, fences, retaining walls, swimming pools, patio covers, rewiring, electrical or mechanical work and plumbing.

For more information call 972.219.3470.

Use our Online Inspections Management Portal to manage permits and inspections obtained through the Inspections and Permitting Division, which includes Health Services, Building Inspections and Fire Inspections.

Need help creating an account or using the portal? 


The City of Lewisville has an ordinance establishing a Single Family Rental Inspection Program. The program encompasses basic inspections of existing single family homes. No fee or registration for the program is currently required.

code amendments
City of Lewisville Amendments

North Central Texas Council of Governments Amendments

guidelines & requirements

Commercial Permit Application Guidelines

Residential Permit Application Guidelines

Required Residential Permits

Fence Guidelines and Requirements

Sign Permit Application Guidelines

general information

Commercial Checklist for New Buildings

Asbestos Survey Certification Information

Certified Energy Inspectors

Commercial As-Built Requirements

Construction Trailer Information

List of Most Common Red-Tagged Inspections

New Business Information

Pool Alarm Certification Letter

miscellaneous forms
New Tenant Approval Application Electronic Form