Does My Project Require a Permit?

Building Permits
A permit is required to build, alter, enlarge, or repair any residential or commercial structure within the city limits. All building permit applications are reviewed by the Inspection Services Department and the Planning and Development Department. 

Commercial building permit applications are also reviewed by the Fire Marshal, and in some cases the Health Department.

Other Permits
The following projects also require a permit:

·         Accessory building (>120sf)

·         Demolition

·         Drive approach

·         Fence (>8’)

·         Irrigation system

·         Sign

·         Structure moving

·         Swimming Pools & Spas

This list is not all-inclusive. Please contact us if you are unsure if your project requires a permit.

General Information
City Planner
City Planner
Jorge Barake
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Vickie McCoy
Inspector
Inspector
Arthur Matthews
Assistant Director of Planning and Assistant Building Official
Troy Foreman
Director of Planning and Development andChief Building Official
Director of Planning and Development and Chief Building Official
Mark Richardson
City Planner
City Planner
Lea Ann Price
Phone Numbers
(972) 875-6442, Option 2
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
108 W. Knox St.
Ennis,
TX
75119

Hours:
Monday-Friday
8 AM - 5 PM