Can I provide notice of an inspection by any other means than the website?
No, the website is the only means a builder or inspector can provide notice to Fort Bend County.
Do I need to apply for a development permit?
A Development Permit is required when the proposed construction or other development is characterized by any of the following:
Any work to be performed is within floodplain or flood-prone areas (Special Flood Hazard Areas) as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA);
Construction of any structure is larger than 100 square feet including but not limited to a barn, garage, workshop, or storage building;
Work involves the development of improved or unimproved real estate including but not limited to buildings or other structures, mining, dredging, filling, grading, paving, excavation or drilling operations, or storage of equipment and materials;
Fill placement or excavation is greater than 40 loads (500 cubic yards) per acre and/or there is a change in any elevation by six (6) inches or more.