Online Permitting


Single Trade Permits for Registered Contractors

If you're a registered contractor applying for a single trade permit, you can obtain a permit online. Call (972) 721-2371 to obtain a password / PIN if you do not already have one. A single trade permit is electrical, mechanical, plumbing, irrigation or roofing.

You can apply, pay for and print your own permit, as well as schedule inspections and get inspection results. 

Single Trade Permits for Noncontractors

This Single Trade Permit application (PDF) is for electrical, mechanical (HVAC), plumbing, irrigation and residential roof permits.

The application will need to be emailed to the Inspections Department at Irving Permits. Staff will email the applicant instructions to settle fees and print permits online.

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

Inspections and Payments

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

The cut-off time to request an inspection is 6 a.m. When you schedule online the day of the inspection (Monday through Friday only).

Email: Inspection requests can be emailed.

  • Email inspection requests to Irving Permits
  • Include the permit number, address and type of inspection requested.
  • Inspection requests must be received before 4:00 p.m. for next business day service.