Online Permits



Online Permitting & Electronic Plan Review

ActiveReview allows you to submit electronic applications and plans to the Inspections & Permitting Department for review.

Creating an ActiveReview account is free and once an account has been created completed online applications and supporting documents (drawings, surveys, reports, etc.) can be uploaded (PDF format) to be reviewed by staff.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call the Building Services Division at 972.219.3470.

System requirements and instructions for ActiveReivew:

Fees & Payments:
All payments are made through your ActiveReview account. Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Depending on your project type, fees may be due immediately following your initial submittal or resubmittal while other fees may be due after your project has been reviewed and approved. An email will be sent alerting you of when payment is due.

Communication & Status Updates:
While your application is being reviewed, you can login to your ActiveReview 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.

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

Once your application has been approved by Staff, an electronic copy of your permit or project approval will be sent to your ActiveReview account.


The following list are the most common application types that can be submitted using ActiveReview.  If, once an account has been created, you don't see the permit application that is needed, call 972.219.3470.

civil plan reviews
  • Plats
  • Engineering Site Plans
  • Constructions Plans
  • Grading Plans
  • Old Town Development Plans
building & miscellaneous
  • Banners & grand opening signs
  • Carports, patio covers & canopies
  • Commercial Additions & Remodels
  • Commercial New Construction
  • Construction trailers
  • Decks & retaining walls
  • Demolition
  • Driveway expansions
  • Fences
  • Fire damage rebuilds
  • Foundation repair
  • Garage Sales
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Permanent signs
  • Re-roofs & re-decks
  • Residential additions & remodels
  • Residential mulit-family
  • Residential new construction
  • Siding
  • Single trade permits
  • Storage & accessory buildings
  • Swimming pools
  • Window & door replacements
fire prevention permits
  • Access control
  • Air-supported structures
  • Alarms
  • Christmas tree lots
  • Hydrant flow tests
  • Mechanical trench burns
  • Paint booths
  • Sprinklers
  • Tents & canopies
  • Underground storage tanks

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