In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, City Hall is not accepting walk-ins.
Please submit building permit applications and contractor registrations online using the ePortal. Swimming pool permit applications can be submitted via email. ePortal user guides are available on the Applications, Fees, and FAQs page.
Development Services is composed of the following divisions:
At this time, pre-development meetings take place via conference call every other Wednesday at 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00AM. At the meeting, you will be provided general information regarding the City of Galveston’s development process, contact information, applicable codes, applications, and fees. To schedule a meeting, please send a meeting request form, business plan, and list of preliminary questions to Karen White at firstname.lastname@example.org.