260 Rachal Dr.
Bridge City, Texas 77611
Phone: 409.735.6801
Fax: 409.735.3349

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Most Contractors are required to obtain a City of Bridge City license. Please call the City at 409-735-6801 for further information.


Inspections are required after obtaining permits. Building inspection consists of construction and demolition of residential and commercial properties inside the city limits. The building official/Inspector will review and approve prospective building plans. After construction has begun, a building inspector will perform a number of inspections to insure that the building meets local and state codes. All of these inspections can be scheduled by calling the building inspection department at 409-735-6801.

When requesting an inspection, please have the following information available:

  • The name of the contractor
  • The type of inspection
  • The permit number
  • The proper address

Permits and Inspections are required for:

  • All new construction
  • Building additions/alterations
  • Electrical plumbing and mechanical work
  • Culverts
  • Water and sewer work
  • Signs
  • Fences
  • Swimming pools
  • Roof reconstruction
  • Garages, storage sheds and barns
  • Lawn sprinkler systems
  • Mobile homes
  • Structure demolitions
  • House moving
  • Slab correction