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Construction Contractors

The City of Hilshire Village staff will be working remotely beginning Wednesday 3/18/2020.

Until further notice you will need to follow the below procedures for your construction needs.


Requesting Inspections:

Email Susan Blevins by 3 PM with the following information:     

New Permits:

  • To get started, email Susan Blevins with the following information:
    • Download and complete the Permit Application and City’s Rules and Regulations
    • Provide a copy of your liability insurance certificate naming the City of Hilshire Village as the Certificate Holder.
    • If you have a trade license, we will need a copy of the license and the master’s state issued ID.
  • You will need to drop off payment by 3 PM in order to receive the permit same day. Permits will be issued by email once they are processed. There is a mail slot in our front door for you to deposit payment and any related documents.

YOU MAY NOT BEGIN WORK UNTIL YOU RECEIVE THE PERMIT VIA EMAIL

Important Note: If the work is an emergency job that needs to be performed after hours - fax or email required paperwork and a City Employee will call you during normal business hours.

YOU MAY NOT BEGIN WORK UNTIL YOU RECEIVE THE PERMIT VIA EMAIL

New Plan Submittal:

  • Must be submitted electronically to Susan Blevins, call 713-973-1779 to discuss any questions you may have.
  • There may be fees associated with plan review. There is a mail slot in our front door for you to deposit payment and any related documents.

If in doubt, call our office at 713-973-1779 and leave a message. The office phone lines will be forwarded to a staff member on call and we will check voicemails daily.


See Fee Schedule for pricing and requirements for permits.  The City currently takes cash or checks only.

Who is required to pull a permit?
Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the building code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the City Permit Department.
Building Permit Valuations
Building permit valuations shall include total value of the work for which a permit is being issued, such as electrical, gas, mechanical, plumbing equipment any other permanent systems, including material and labor.
Work commencing before permit issuance
Any person who commences work prior to obtaining the necessary permit(s) shall be subject to a fee of double the permit amount.
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