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Building Permits


The Building Services 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. If you are considering remodeling your home or business, be sure you or your contractor applies for a building permit from the City of Lewisville first.

The City of Lewisville has launched MyGovernmentOnline for all permitting and inspection requests. To apply for a building permit or to register as a contractor, please visit MyGovernmentOnline to create an account and submit an application.

  • Communication & Status Updates:
    While your application is being reviewed, you can login to your MyGovernmentOnline account at any time to check the status of your application. If more information is needed, an email will be sent to you requesting your attention to the item.

  • Revisions:
    If your submitted plans need to be revised, an electronic copy of your mark-ups will be sent to your MyGovernmentOnline account. Once revisions have been made, simply upload the revised plans to your project file.

  • Approval & Payment:
    Once your application has been approved by Staff, you will receive an invoice for any applicable fees. All payments are made through your MyGovernmentOnline account. After submitting payment, an electronic copy of the permit or approval certificate will be available for immediate download.

**If you need any assistance creating an online account or submitting permit applications, please call the MyGovernmentOnline help desk at 866.957.3764. 

Castle Hills

At this time, the City of Lewisville does not issue building permits for Castle Hills. For all permitting and inspection inquiries for Castle Hills, please contact the Building Department Services of the Denton County Fresh Water Supply District (DCFWSD) at 469.388.3426.

Permit Guidelines & Requirements

General information
  • Access control
  • Air-supported structures
  • Alarms
  • Christmas tree lots
  • Hydrant flow tests
  • Mechanical trench burns
  • Paint booths
  • Sprinklers
  • Tents & canopies
  • Underground storage tanks
fee schedules

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