Permits are required for home projects like roof repairs, irrigation installation and fence replacement. Whether you'll do the work yourself or hire a contractor, we're here to make the process as easy as possible.
Check Before You Dig: Use Texas811
Whether you're planting a tree or building an office tower, you first must check the location of gas lines and other vital utilities. Get started at Texas811.org or dial 8-1-1.
Virtual Inspection Program The virtual inspection program is available for occupied residential homes once plans have been filed and approved electronically. The inspection is conducted on video call using a link from your assigned City inspector. No app needed!
Short-Term Rentals The City of Allen requires owners of short-term rental properties to apply for annual rental permits. Learn more and apply.