Online Permitting

online Permitting

Link here to go to the etrakit permit system:  etrakit

For most permits, you can apply, pay for and print your own permit, as well as schedule inspections and get inspection results.  

For Certificate of Occupancies, please fill out the application (see Fees and Applications link to the left) and email back to us at 

For Residential Permits: The homeowner must have a homestead exemption filed with the Dallas Central Appraisal district to apply, except for roof permits.

If applying for a residential detached building (pergola, shed, etc.), please fill out the Accessory Building form and email back to us.

Inspections and Payments

Online: Registered Contractors and Public Users (who have created an online account) can use the eTrakit system to pay, print permits, schedule inspections, and view inspection results.

The cut-off time to request an inspection is 6 a.m. the day of the inspection.

Email: Inspection requests can be emailed to us to enter.

  • Email inspection requests to 
  • Include the permit number, address and type of inspection requested.
  • Inspection requests must be received before 4 p.m. the business day before the requested inspection.