Contractor Information

Contractor Licensing

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 inspections are required for 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.

Information Needed to Request an Inspection

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

  • Name of the contractor
  • Permit number
  • Proper address
  • Type of inspection

Projects Requiring Permits & Inspections

Permits and inspections are required for:

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