CITY OF GALVESTON – BUILDING DEPARTMENT PO Box 779, Galveston, Texas 77553
Phone: 409/797-3620 Fax: 409/797-3604 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DEMOLITION PERMIT APPLICATION
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IX. BUILDING DEPARTMENT
Applicants wishing to remove a building or structure from a property must first obtain a demolition (demo) permit. A demo
permit is required for the demolition of any structure or building regardless of whether it is a commercial or a residential
property. A building demo permit requires the removal of all construction materials from the jobsite including the building
foundation (with certain exceptions if approved by the Building Official). The site must be left free of debris and be level within
the boundaries of the property. Must secure area with fence; separate fence permit required. A demo permit does not authorize
work located in the right-of-way such as, “sidewalks, driveways, curbs, or accessibility ramps.”
PERMIT EXPIRES WITHIN _________ DAYS OF ISSUE DATE.
______________________________________________________ ____________________ Permit Fee: $______________
Building Department Staff Date
X. PLANNING DEPARTMENT
[ ] Structure is not located within a district with demolition review (ex: historic districts,
San Jacinto Neighborhood Conservation District, or the Height and Density
[ ] Structure is located within the San Jacinto Neighborhood Conservation District and is:
[ ] an accessory structure,
[ ] constructed after 1984, or
[ ] conforms to the requirements of Section 29-80 (i)(1)(b) as determined by
the Historic Preservation Officer: _______________.
[ ] Structure is located within the Height and Density Development Zone and has been
found to be Not Eligible for Listing on the National Register of Historic Places by the
Historic Preservation Officer: ________________.
[ ] Demolition approval has been granted by the Landmark Commission.
Case No: _______
[ ] Other: _______________________________________________________________
XI. FIRE DEPARTMENT
Are there any ongoing investigations at this property? [ ] Yes [ ] No
Is this property approved for demolition? [ ] Yes [ ] No
Fire Department Staff Date