Building permits are required to erect, enlarge, alter, remove, demolish, or repair a structure in the City of Azle. This includes everything from carports and garages to room additions. Please review the subpage options for our common permit types. Please email all applications and forms to

Know the City codes before you start your next project.  There are many types of projects that require a building permit. Some projects may require special review by staff, so it is best practice to research so you can avoid having to correct code deficiencies – or possible citations. If your project is not covered here, you are unsure if you will need a permit, or if you have questions or need assistance with permit applications, call the Permit Desk at: (817) 444-2541.


Where do I apply for a building permit?

Please email all applications and forms to You may also visit the Permit Desk at Azle City Hall, 505 W. Main Street; however, all plans are to be submitted digitally by email in PDF form.

Are there projects NOT requiring a permit?

Yes. Permits are NOT required for siding replacement, or the installation of replacement doors and windows. Most roofing and fencing does not require a permit.

Can I perform electrical and/or plumbing work myself on my own home?

Yes, if the property is owner-occupied as your homestead.

When and how do I request inspections?

Inspections must be requested and passed before any work is covered or concealed. More information about types of inspections and how to request them is available on our website.


View the Fee Schedule. Building permit fees vary according to the type of construction.

Building Codes

EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2019 the City of Azle follows the 2018 International Codes and the 2017 Electrical National Codes.

2017 National Electrical Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Building Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Energy Conservation Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Fuel Gas Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Mechanical Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Plumbing Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Residential Code Amendments (PDF)

2018 International Fire Code Amendments (PDF)