Building Permits & Inspections

Online Services

Visit the Building Permits and Inspections Service Center website to perform any of the following tasks:
  • Obtain inspection results
  • Schedule or cancel inspections
  • View and pay permit and inspection fees
  • View permit and plan tracking statuses
  • View permit details

On April 25th, after 5pm, The City of La Porte will not be able to accept online payments or in person payments for building permits or business licenses due to our office conducting an upgrade on our system.

Payments will be accepted in person on Friday, April 26th during business hours 10:00am- 5:00pm at City Hall and our online services will also be available for payments.

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Inspections scheduled before 7 a.m. will be performed between 8 a.m. to Noon on the same business day. Inspections scheduled before 12 p.m. will be performed between 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the same business day. Contact the Inspection Services Division at 281-470–5073 for further details. 


All Commercial Projects are required to submit the following for Plan Review:

  • Completed Application
  • (2) Complete Sets (Hard Copies) of Construction Plans for Review
  • CD/ USB in PDF Format

City Offices will be closed on the following Holidays:
January 1, 2019 (New Year's) 
April 19, 2019 (Good Friday)
May 27, 2019 (Memorial Day)
July 4, 2019 (Independence Day)
September 2, 2019 (Labor Day)
November 28-29, 2019 (Thanksgiving)
December 24-25, 2019 (Christmas)