COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

In accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Harris County, the City of Baytown has closed all City facilities to the public until April 30th . Following CDC guidelines, we have canceled all City events, programming, and City venue rentals until further notice.  Some  City services will continue to run, but in a modified format through digital or other distance means. We would like you to know that the City is in daily contact with State and County Health and Emergency Management Officials. We continue to address the situation in cooperation with all of our partners in government and industry. While you’re likely to see various reactions to the situation, we ask that you remain calm.  We will continue to keep you updated here and via our social media channels

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Permit Center

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Welcome to the Permit Center

The City of Baytown Planning and Development Services Department is closed in accordance with the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued for Harris County; March 25 – April 3, 2020. Please note that staff will be unable to issue permits, perform inspections, and respond to phone calls during this period.

However, the Permit and Building Inspections staff will continue to accommodate utility reconnects for occupied homes.  Please email with the following information for utility reconnect requests:

Fire System Permit

Fire System Permit

Please click FIRE SYSTEMS PERMIT to apply.

Please submit 1 copy of the proposed plans along with a digital copy that include cut sheets for all devices used and hydraulic calculations, where applicable. The Fire Department will contact you when the review is completed.  Plans shall be picked up at the permit counter in City Hall.

An approved set of plans must be on the job site during construction and for the final system inspection.

All materials used will be of the "approved" type and all work shall be installed in accordance with the city ordinances regulating electrical, plumbing or mechanical construction in the City of Baytown. No Alterations or additions shall be made to the permitted system without written permission from the Fire Marshal's Office.

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