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If you are requesting power at a new location or transferring names on accounts for a commercial property you are required to have a permit. This permit may be obtained at the Development Services Department for a fee of $75 commerical. After the inspection is completed, a yellow tag is placed on the meter and the permit is sent to Entergy.
If you are requesting power at a new location or transferring names on accounts for a residential property and service has been disconnected for 3 month or more (site-built); 3 months or more for manufactured housing, you are required to have a permit. This permit may be obtained at the Development Services Department for a fee of $60. After the inspection is completed, a yellow tag is placed on the meter and the permit is sent to Entergy.
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You apply for permits at the Development Services Department located at: City Hall 907 E. Houston St. Cleveland, TX 77327 or by fax, email or in person. We also can take payments over the phone - call for details.
View a schedule of permit fees.
Current Fee Schedule
You may visit the Development Services Department Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The office is closed from 12 to 1:00 pm each day for lunch.
Building permits are required for:
When is a Permit Required (PDF)
Yes, however the building must be approved by the building official before the permit will be issued. Call for information or check the Manufactured Homes Section.
Yes; you need to acquire a permit and know materials and height. See the permit page for commercial and residential fence permits. The fence ordinance is also listed there. Permits are available at: 907 E. Houston St. Cleveland, TX 77327.
All Contractors must fill out a contractor registration form available here or in our city office located at 907 E. Houston St, Cleveland, TX. Contractors must provide General Liability Insurance listing the City of Cleveland as the certificate holder, government issued ID, along with any applicable trade licenses.