City of Tomball, 501 James Street, Tomball, Texas 77375 Phone: 281-290-1402 www.tomballtx.gov
CITY OF TOMBALL
Applicants wishing to remove a building / structure from a
or demo the interior must first
obtain a Demolition Permit. A demo permit is required for the demolition of any structure or building
regardless of whether it is a
or a residential property. A building demo permit requires
the removal of all
materials from the jobsite. The site must be left free of debris and
be level within the boundaries of the property. A demo permit does not authorize work located in
such as, "sidewalks, driveways, curbs, or
Step 1 Plumbing Permit: A Plumbing Permit shall be purchased to disconnect all sewer,
water and gas supply lines connected to the
The plumber must have these utilities
from the city source, capped
off, inspected, and finaled by the Building Inspector prior to issuing a Demolition Permit.
Step 2 Electrical Permit: If the power lines are still connected to the structure, an Electrical
Permit must be purchased to remove them before the Demolition Permit can be issued.
This permit will be inspected and approved by the City Building Inspector.
Step 3 Asbestos Survey:
structures require proof of an asbestos inspection from
a state certified third party inspector or letter from the Architect or Engineer
before a Demolition Permit can be issued. Proof of the asbestos inspection must be
provided to the Building Official prior to issuing the demo permit.
Step 4 Applying for the Demolition Permit:
Demolition Permit will be issued.
insurance is required listing the City of
as the "Certificate Holder" on the policy.
For the demolition of any building or structure in the City of Tomball, the fee shall be:
0 - 100,000 cu. Ft. $60.00
100,000 cu. ft. and over $0.50 / 1,000 cu. Ft