Effective March 6, 2017, hours of operation will be 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the Permit Dept. 

Main contact phone number 281.652.1638 for permits. 



Residential and Commercial Permits


Building permits are required to build, repair or add additions to structures in Pearland. All construction must be in conformance with the city amendments and ordinances. If you live within the city limits you must apply for a permit in order to be in compliance. To find out if you are within the city limit you can search your address in our city map. If you are still not sure if you are within the city limits or if what you are planning to build is allowed please contact our Planning and Zoning Division for additional information.

All applications can be submitted or scheduled using our online process. By clicking  the Permits & Applications link, you will be directed to our eTRAKiT site.  Applicants will need to create a public login in order to use the application system, then select "apply" under permits button for a permit, or "inspections" to schedule and inspection.   For additional information, please contact the Permit Department at 281.652.1638.