Contractor Portal

Contractor Registration

REGISTRATION FORM

Contractors may register through email. To register please email the contractor registration form along with copies of your driver's license and state license (if applicable) to:
buildinginspections@desototexas.gov

Please allow 1-2 business days for new and renewal registrations

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION FEES

Registration License Type Fee
General Contractor: Builder, Fence Contractor, Pool Contractor, Roofing Contractor, Foundation Repair Contractor $25.00

Electrical Master or Sign Electrician $0.00
Plumbing Master Contractor $0.00
Mechanical $0.00
Irrigator $25.00
Backflow Tester (Done through SC tracking) $25.00
Sign Contractor $25.00

REGISTRATION PROCESS

State licensed contractors, such as electrical, plumbing, mechanical, irrigator and backflow must register annually by providing proof of license. An individual acting as the general contractor is also required to register with the City of DeSoto. The contractor must complete the Contractor Registration Form. Please email the form and Licenses to Buildinginspections@desototexas.gov.

Contractor Permits/Inspections

PULLING PERMITS

SINGLE TRADE PERMITS: Please do not pull a single trade permit if you are validating on a permit. If you are not registered or do not know your code please see the "contractor registration" tab on the left hand side.


INSPECTIONS

To request an inspection please follow your instructions on the bottom of your permit. You must have your permit to complete this process.

Requests MUST be requested, online by 4:00 pm THE DAY BEFORE. There are no "Same Day" inspections except in emergencies cases determined by the Building Official.

To schedule an inspection or see your results Click here: Contractor Portal

* We DO NOT give time frames on inspections. Our inspections are done Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.