Permit Fees

New Residential 
 
Occupancy Group
Permit Fee
Residential plan review
$1,000.00
Single-family (attached or detached), duplexes and townhouses
$1,300.00





Residential Remodel Fees by Square Foot


RESIDENTIAL REMODEL FEES BY SQ FT

Building Area in Square Feet (under roof, includes garages) Fee
2,000 s.f. or less $700.00
2,001 – 2,500 s.f. $700.00
2,501 – 3,000 s.f. $700.00
3,001 – 3,500 s.f. $700.00
3,501 – 4,000 s.f. $700.00
4,001 – 4,500 s.f. $750.00
4,501 – 5,000 s.f. $850.00
5,001 – 7,500 s.f. $875.00
7,501 – 10,000 s.f. $925.00
10,001 s.f. or more $925.00




new Commercial and remodel
Total Valuation
Fee
$1.00–$500.00
$27.67
$501.00–$2,000.00
$27.67 for first $500.00 plus $3.87 for each additional $100.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.00.
$2,001.00–$25,000.00
$85.77 for the first $2,000.00 plus $17.82 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $25,000.00.
$25,001.00–$50,000.00
$495.59 for the first $25,000.00 plus $12.89 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $50,000.00.
$50,001.00–$100,000.00
$817.92 for the first $50,000.00 plus $8.91 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000.00.
$100,001.00–$500,000.00
$1,263.37 for the first $100,000.00 plus $7.14 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $500,000.00.
$500,001.00–$1,000,000.00
$4,118.70 for the first $500,000.00 plus $6.03 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $1,000,000.00.
$1,000,000.00 and up
$7,134.50 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $4.04 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof.

Miscellaneous Permit Fees


PERMIT FEES:

*PLEASE NOTE THAT AS OF SEPTEMBER 2021, THE CITY OF DESOTO WILL CHARGE IMPACT FEES FOR ALL NEW RESIDENTIAL AND NEW COMMERCIAL PROJECTS. PLEASE SEE CITY ORDINACE FOR BREAKDOWN OF FEES.

https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/2094/NEW-Impact-Fee-Ordinance

Permit Type Fee
Certificate of Occupancy $200.00
Demolition $120.00
Fence/Retaining Wall $35.00
Foundation Repair $160.00
Carport/ patio covers, pergolas (Residential) $100.00
Mobile Homes $160.00
Sprinkler/Irrigation $50.00
Storage/Accessory Buildings will require a building permit. (Storage/Accessory buildings that exceed 240 sq. ft. must obtain a SUP through Planning & Zoning.) $50.00
Clean & Show (for temporary water, power, gas)  $200.00
Above-Ground Swimming Pool (Includes Spas & Hot Tubs) NOTE: Permit not required for under 24" in height)  $250.00
In-Ground Swimming Pool $250.00
Flat work (driveways, driveway extensions, walkways)  $200.00
Gas Line Repair $110.00
Signage (permanent) $215.00
Revisions to a plan review $125.00
Residential Alterations and Remodels (no increase in footprint) Residential plan review Single Family: (PLEASE SEE WATER DEPARTMENT FOR WATER METER FEES) $600.00$1000.00$1300.00
Single Trade Permits: water heaters, gas test, electrical, HVAC, etc. (Any mechanical, electrical or plumbing) $62.50
Roofing- The City of DeSoto does have an ordinance (ordinance no. 2006-14) that requires a minimum 30-year limited warranty shingle. However, effective 9/1/2019 the State passed Texas House Bill 2439 (exterior building material restrictions) that supersedes the City of DeSoto’s ordinance. If you have any future questions, please contact the Building Official at 972-230-9621. $110.00
Storm Shelters / Safe rooms $150.00
Solar $150.00
Windows $100.00

Impact Fee Ordinance

Find the full Impact Fee Ordinance (Section 13.702) here.

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