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Commercial Development Permit Application


  1. 1. Step One
  2. 2. Step Two
  3. 3. Permit Fees Based of Project Valuation
  4. 4. Digital Plan Review Based on Number of Sheets Per Set
  5. 5. Fire Marshal Plan Review Based on Square Footage
  6. 6. Agreement
  • Step One

    1. Public Works & Community Development Department
      City of Shenandoah
      29955 I-45 N
      Shenandoah, TX 77381
      Phone: 281-298-5522

    2. When plans are submitted to the city for review, plans must be submitted as follows:

      • Additional fees may apply if not submitted digitally
      • All of the different sets of plans will have a cover sheet identifying what type of plans they are
      • No application will be accepted if it is incomplete
      • Plans shall be submitted in a digital PDF format
      • Review rules and regulations for more information regarding plan submission


      • Alcohol permit must be submitted to the City and will take approximately three months to obtain a permit.
      • Certificate of Occupancy takes up to 72 hours once the final inspections have passed
      • Construction hours are Monday through Sunday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Inspection turnaround is 24 hours.
      • Inspections must be cancelled by 8:30 to avoid any fees
      • No inspections will be scheduled if a re‐inspection fee is due.
      • Signs are permitted separately including construction, temporary, and permanent signs.