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Building Permits

Most construction requires a Building Permit, however, cosmetic changes and non-structural repairs may not require one. If in doubt, please contact the Building Department.

Visit HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT (HCAD) to verify the address for your project is within the corporate limits of the City of Shoreacres.

Permits are Required For:

  • Fill, Grading, and Clearing of Land
  • Storage Buildings
  • Swimming Pools, including Hot Tubs and Spas over 24″ deep
  • Driveway or Patio Extensions (Paving)
  • New Roofs or Roof Repairs
  • Window and door installation and replacement
  • Siding Repair and replacement.
  • Patio Covers, Porches, or Sun Rooms
  • Photo Voltaic Solar Array and Back Gas Generators.
  • Foundation Repairs and Re-Adjustments
  • House or Building Moving
  • Building Demolition
  • Gas Reconnections
  • Electrical Reconnections (if meter has been removed)
  • Air Conditioning Unit and Water Heater Replacements
  • Permanent and Temporary Signs and Banners
  • Trade Work – Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC Modification or Additions
  • Tree Removal

Please Note: Work requiring permits may not start until the permit is issued by the Building Department. Permit applications must be reviewed and approved by department staff, all fees are calculated at that time. We accept Cash, Check,  MasterCard and Visa payments for building permits and registrations.

Permits issued

Permit NOPermit DateAddressOwnerpermit type
21.1443601/04/21629 SeagrovePabstCarport
21.1443701/04/21209 BaywoodBorenCulvert
21.1443801/05/21322 SeagrovePickettElectrical
21.1443901/05/213305 WestviewCollinsFence
21.1444101/08/213414 Bayou DrSeagoGenerator
21.1444201/14/21617 FairfieldHendersonDrain
21.1444301/21/213414 W BayouSeagoGas for Generator
21.1444701/26/21519 FairfieldKeeneSolar Panels
21.1445001/28/213500 Bayou ForestCorderoFence
21.1445101/28/213547 Bayou ForestMcIntireFence
21.1445302/02/213410 MiramarAdkinsDemo
21.14454A02/03/21435 BaywoodJacksonDriveway
21.14454B02/03/21435 BaywoodJacksonDriveway
21.14454C02/03/21431 BaywoodJacksonDriveway
21.1445602/04/213315 WestviewFontenotFence <50% replacement
21.1445702/05/213438 Bayou Forest Water Plant #2Generator
21.1445802/05/213438 Bayou Forest Water Plant #2Gas Line
21.1445902/10/213508 W Bayou DrBlumeMechanical
21.1446002/12/21315 Shore Acres BlvdWheelerRoof
21.1446102/19/213403 E Country Club DrMcAdenWater Heater
21.1446202/23/21632 BaywoodMartinezPool
21.1446302/24/21632 MeadowlawnRoweWater Heater
21.1446503/03/21206 E ForestJohnsonFoundation Repair
21.1446703/05/21414 BaywoodEllisPlumbing
21-144703/17/213325 WestviewStampsMechanical
21-144713/17/213409 Bayou RobertsonRoof
21-144723/18/213305 WestviewCollinsDriveway
21-144733/22/211314 WindleafDuffeyMechanical
21-144743/22/21215 OakdaleBrillPool Electric
21-144763/23/21413 SeagroveProctorPool
21-144773/29/21614 MeadowlawnLugonesPlumbing
21-144783/29/213522 SunriseBlankenshipPlumbing
21-144793/29/21217 MeadowlawnLucasPlumbing
21-144803/30/21525 BaywoodJonesDriveway
21-144824/05/213505 Bayou ForestDavenportGenerator
21-144834/05/211019 S Country ClubTagueGas Test
21.144854/07/213306 SunriseRhodenRoof
21.144864/12/21639 SeagroveSiebertRoof