A Building Permit is required for any
alternation or construction work.
The City of Mount Vernon uses the 2012 Building Codes and 2014 Electrical Codes.
Before a building permit will be issued the City of Mount Vernon must approve all plans and documents related to the permit application.
All Contractors performing work within the City of Mount Vernon's jurisdiction must be registered with the City and provide proof of commercial general liability insurance for claims of property damage or bodily injury.
Any structural change within the City of Mount Vernon will require a building permit.
The permit documents and fees will be submitted to the City. Submittal documents should be complete to expedite plan review and permit issuance.
The City of Mount Vernon will be conducting residential and commercial plan reviews. The City of Mount Vernon will contact the applicant if revisions are needed. You may contact The City of Mount Vernon Building Inspector for the status of your permit at (903)537-2252 or (903)573-2937.
Please contact the City of Mount Vernon to request inspections. Our Building Inspector can assist you.
City Hall (903) 537-2252
Inspection (903) 573-2937
PERMITS can be e-mail back to firstname.lastname@example.org