Permit and Inspection Office

1100 W. Highway 6
Alvin, Texas 77511
281.388.4271

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday-7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed: Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Permits & Inspection

Permits and inspections are required by the City of Alvin’s Code of Ordinances and provide safe construction with sound materials. New commercial and home construction requires two sets of engineer sealed drawings, and a survey & plot plan. Permits and Inspections are required for new construction, remodeling, and repairs. Residential owners wishing to remodel or repair their homes must provide proof of homestead exemption prior to the purchase of any permits. Applicants wishing to place or repair homes located within manufactured home parks must hire a mechanical service company for any type of hook-ups or repairs. Once construction has begun, inspections are necessary throughout the construction process to assure compliance with safety standards and City regulation. All inspection requests will require a 24 hour notice unless an emergency condition exists. To request an inspection please call 281-388-4271. The name of your company, the project address, type of inspection and a phone number will be needed. To expedite inspection requests our automated voice mail is available 24 hours a day. For emergency inspections between the hours of 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. and all day on Saturday and Sunday, please call the City of Alvin Police department at 281-388-4370. For more information regarding inspections or the plan review process please call 281-388-4271.

Driveways: Any construction or replacement of a driveway or drive culvert requires a permit. Residential driveways/culverts can be a maximum of 24’ wide and a minimum of 12’ wide. Commercial driveways may not exceed 35’ in width. Enclosing of ditches across the front of property is not permitted. If your property front is located on a state highway, a permit is also required from the Texas Department of Transportation. Their number is 979-864-8500. Their address is 1033 E. Orange, Angleton, Texas 77515-5059.

Permit Forms



Contact Information

Mike Collins,

Building Official
281.388.4274
281.331.7516 (Fax)

Kacey Roman,

Building Inspector II
281.388.4317
281.331-7516 (Fax)

Roy Sosa,

Plan Examiner
281.388.4307
281.331.7516 (Fax)

Joe Laningham,

Building Inspector II
281.388.4225
281.331-7516 (Fax)

Terri Goza,

Permit Coordinator
281.388.4271
281.331.7516 (Fax)

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Alvin City Hall
216 West Sealy
Alvin, Texas 77511
281-388-4200


Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday - 7:00 AM to

6:00 PM
Closed: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday


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