Building Permits

Building permits must be obtained prior to the start of construction, and must be posted at the site for the duration.

Contact Information

1103 Commerce St
Caldwell, TX 77836

(979) 567-3423

Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM

To register as a contractor with the City or obtain a building permit please contact:

Diane Macik City Warehouse Secretary
Code Application Notice
The City of Caldwell has adopted the following codes:
  • 2003 International Building Code
  • 2003 International Residential Code
  • 2000 International Plumbing Code
  • 2000 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2003 International Mechanical Code
  • 2003 International Fire Code
  • 2003 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2005 National Electrical Code
  • Texas Plumbing License Law

Fees and Inspections


For questions or more information, call (979) 567-3423.

You may download a permit application and fill it out before you come in or pick up the forms in the office. The permit application is required for all types of permits.
If an asbestos inspection is required under state or federal law, a copy of the report must be submitted to obtain a permit.
For commercial projects in excess of $50,000, plans must be submitted for accessibility review prior to issuance of a permit.