Permits

Contractor Registration
$50.00 Yearly Registration Fee

Each person who performs electrical, plumbing, heating / ac, and general contractors are considered contractors and must register with the City of Cumby prior to beginning work within the City of Cumby, Texas.

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

Plans must be submitted prior to receiving a permit. The plan must be submitted five (5) business days prior to when you want the permit and the plan must be approved by the building inspector prior to issuance of the permit.

New Residential
$500.00 Permit Fee

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
$65.00

Before any previously constructed, fabricated, and/or used structures 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, it must first have an inspection from the City of Cumby building inspector with a non-refundable fee of $65.00 to determine if the structure is structurally sound to move.

New Commercial
$1,000.00 plus .10 cents a square foot

  • 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
$500.00 plus .10 cents a square foot.

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

Demolition Permit
$500.00 Commercial

NO FEE for Residential (Permit is still required)

Must comply with the Asbestos Survey Requirement as per Senate Bill 509 must file with the City of Cumby, Texas the Asbestos Affidavit Verification of Survey.

Sign Permits
The fee for permits shall be based on the square footage of said sign in the following manner:
Up to 50 Square Feet $75.00
51 Sq. Feet to 100 Sq. Feet $95.00
101 Sq. Feet to 200 Sq. Feet $125.00
201 Sq. Feet to 672 Sq. Feet $150.00

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

Longevity of Permits
All permits are valid for 180 days from the date of the last inspection or from the date the permit was initially issued.