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The amount of time varies based on the complexity of the work, but generally you can expect the following time frames:
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A person, firm or corporation shall not, without first obtaining a permit from the Permit Department, do the following to a structure or building service equipment:
To obtain a building permit the following will be required:
Foundation plan, details and engineer’s letter shall include:
A Form Survey sealed by a State of Texas Licensed Surveyor will be required to be on site for the Plumbing Rough Inspection.
All inspections are to be called in by the general contractor to the Bureau Veritas at 817-335-8111 only. The general contractor is also responsible for keeping the lot and/or building site as clean as possible during construction. This will be strictly enforced. Port-A-Pots required on all sites.
City of Melissa requirements that must be completed prior to Certificate of occupancy being issued per city code; these requirements are for all properties within the City limits of Melissa:
No, the City of Melissa does not require a permit for an installation or activation of a private alarm system.
However, the State of Texas does require that an Alarm Installation and Activation Certificate be submitted to the local municipality in accordance to the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1702.286 which states:
"An alarm systems company shall notify the municipality in which the alarm system is located of an installation or activation of an alarm system not later than the 30th day after the date of the installation or activation."
Alarm Installation and Activation Certificate (PDF)
(Note: Please do not forward this form to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Private Security Bureau, the PSB-53 form must be sent to your local municipality).
This form should be turned into Code Enforcement by dropping off at the Development Services and Utility Billing Suite in the Melissa City Hall located at 3411 Barker Avenue or submitted by email.