Commercial C/O

Before the City of Galveston can issue a Commercial Certificate of Occupancy the following items must be completed and/or submitted.

  • Electrical Final Inspection
  • Plumbing Final Inspection
  • HVAC Final Inspection
  • Building Code Compliance
  • Fire Code Requirements
  • Landscaping
  • Parking Lot pavement & striping
  • Driveways, sidewalks & etc.
  • Drainage Provisions
  • Conditions of Permit (Review all comments from original permit issued.)
  • Pre-Treatment approval
  • Permitted Fences
  • Permitted Signage
  • Site Clean-Up
  • Final Survey
  • Final Elevation Certificate
  • WPI-8 
  • A or V Zone Letter
  • Existing Commercial - Code Analysis including floor plan from a design professional. 

To help expedite the Commercial Certificate of Occupancy process please submit this information along with your completed copy of the C/O request form. Please ask your design professional for help with these questions.

  • Allowable Load Per SQ. FT.
  • Design Occupant Load
  • Construction Type
  • IBC (yes or no)
  • Code Edition (year)
  • Automatic Sprinkler Installed (yes or no)
  • Occupancy Use