Permits

Contractor Registration
$50.00 Yearly Registration Fee

Each person who performs electrical, plumbing, heating/AC, and general contractors are considered contractors and must complete the register with the City of Cumby prior to beginning work within the City of Cumby, Texas, by completing a Contractor Permit Form. Each contractor must be licensed in at least one of the follow.

Each contractor must be licensed in one of the following areas:
Electrical
Plumbing
Heating / AC
General Contractor

Plan Submission and Review
House Plan Review - $50.00
Commercial Plan Review - $150.00

If a permit is required, a plan must be submitted to the City of Cumby, Texas. Plans must be submitted prior to receiving a permit. The plan must be submitted at least five (5) days prior to the date the applicant intends to begin utilizing the permit, and the plan must be approved by the building inspector prior to issuance of the requested permit(s).

New Residential
Cost of Service incurred by the City of Cumby plus 15%

The permit fee includes one of each of the following inspections:

  • T-Pole
  • Plumbing Rough
  • Foundation
  • All Trades
  • Flatwork (walks, drives, approaches)
  • Temporary Final (electrical & gas)
  • Certificate of Occupancy

Moving Inspection Fee
Cost of Service incurred by the City of Cumby plus 15%

Before any previously-constructed, fabricated, and/or used structure(s) intended for living and/or residential purposes, including, but not limited to, homes constructed on-site, mobile homes, modular homes, and/or any other homes partially or totally constructed off-premises, as well as any other residences that are to be moved from one premises to another located within the city limits of the City of Cumby, Texas, there must first be an inspection from the City of Cumby's building inspection with a nonrefundable fee as listed above to determine if the structure is structurally sound to move.

New Commercial
Cost of Service incurred by the City of Cumby plus 15%.

  • The Permit Fee includes one each of the following inspections:
  • T-Pole
  • Plumbing Rough
  • Slab
  • Wall Rough (framing, plumbing, and electrical)
  • Paving
  • Metal Duct Inspection (before insulated more than one)
  • Above ceiling (electrical, mechanical & plumbing)
  • Underground electrical
  • Underground gas service
  • Final
  • Certificate¬†of Occupancy

Alter Existing Commercial Structure
Cost of Service incurred by the City of Cumby plus 15%.

A determination at the time of plan submission and review will be made as to the amount of inspections and increase, if any, to cost.

Demolition Permit
Cost of Service incurred by the City of Cumby plus 15%

NO FEE for Residential (Permit is still required)

All plans submitted for issuance of a demolition permit must comply with the Asbestos Survey Requirement as part of Senate Bill 509, and the applicant must also file with the City of Cumby, Texas an Asbestos Affidavit Verification of Survey.

Sign Permits
Cost of Service incurred by the City of Cumby plus 15%

In the event any work is started or proceeded with prior to obtaining the necessary permit, the applicable above specified fee shall be doubled to obtain the required permit. If a permit is denied, the sign content permit fee will be refunded.

In the event that additional inspections are required, as determined by the City of Cumby, the permit price will increase accordingly. The increased amount will be determined prior to the final inspection and shall be remitted to the City of Cumby at the amount determined by the City.

Longevity of Permits
All permits shall be valid for a term of 180 days from the date of the last inspection or from the date the permit was issued, as determined by the City of Cumby, Texas.