Residential Additions or Alterations

  • Information: An Addition or Alteration is considered to be an alteration to the house itself. This may include wall removal, wall addition, room addition, window and/or door addition/replacement, converting a garage to a habitable space, or house remodel with changes to the electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and/or structural members. Any Mechanical, Plumbing or Electrical work that is part of the alteration will be included in this permit and shall not require a separate permit.
  • Submittal Requirements: Residential Application (PDF). See Residential Alteration Submittal Requirements (PDF) for plan submittal requirements.
  • Plan Submittal: Plans may be submitted online electronically or by dropping off paper plans at the Development Services Center.
    Please note: Two copies of all plans are required for paper submittal.
  • Inspections Required: The inspections required will depend upon the scope of work. Please contact us at 940-349-8360 for any questions. Email all applicable inspection documents to buildingdocs@cityofdenton.com. These would include form surveys, final drainage surveys, special inspections, energy test forms, etc.
  • Fees: $100 minimum, based on square feet. Additional fees will apply if installing electric, plumbing or HVAC. See our Fee Schedule (PDF) for more information.