Certificate of Occupancy (C/O) application

No building or structure shall be used or occupied 
and no change in the existing occupancy classification of a building or structure or portion thereof shall be made until the Building Division has issued a certificate of occupancy. Issuance of certificate of occupancy shall not be construed as an approval of a violation of the provisions of the International Residential or Building Codes. Certificates presuming to give authority to violate or cancel the provisions of this code or other ordinances of the City of Galveston shall not be valid. 

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