Building Department

Mission Statement
To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all people who live, work, or visit the City by ensuring compliance with adopted building codes and City ordinances.

All Building Permit Fees will be due at the time of application submittal. Your application will not be processed until fees are paid in full.

Construction Hours Permitted
Construction work may be conducted between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day. Construction that takes place outside of these hours will be subject to the noise ordinance, and citations will be issued if not in compliance.

Code of Ordinances
The City of League City Building Department enforces the following codes:

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners Law/ Rules
  • 2015 International Energy Code
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2014 National Electrical Code

All plans must reference and be compliant with the City of League City adopted codes, including the ultimate design wind speed in addition to TDI requirements.

The City of League City revised its Chapter 22 Buildings and Building Regulations (PDF) ordinance on August 14, 2018. 

Fee Schedule

The supplemental New Buildings and Building Regulation Fee Schedule (PDF) passed by City Council on June 11, 2019 outlines the fees associated with building permits, plan review, contractor registration, and re-inspections.