Construction and Occupancy Permits
Alarm Permits: Monitored alarms are permitted through the Garland Police Department.
Banner Permits: Permits are required to display banners or any lighter than air devices (i.e. flags, pennants, etc.).
Certificate of Occupancy: Certificates of Occupancy are required for all non-residential businesses within the city limits.
Commercial Buildings: Permits are required for new buildings as well as alterations/additions to existing buildings.
Electric: Permits are required for all electrical repairs/installations.
Fences: Permits are required for fence installations.
Mechanical (Air Conditioning): Permits are required for replacement of air-conditioning units.
Parking Lot Repairs/Sidewalks/Approaches: Permits are required for some parking lot repairs and for all sidewalk and approach repairs.
Plumbing: Permits are required for all plumbing work (including installation of RPZ and double-check valves).
Screening Walls: Permits are required for screening walls.
Signs: Permits are always required for new installation of signage and for reface/repair of existing signage.
Special Events: Include parades, bike races, marathons, walk-a-thons, festivals, revivals, public auctions, church bazaars, circuses, carnivals, etc.