Online Permitting and Inspections


EnerGov Customer Self Service

EnerGov Customer Self Service (CSS) is the city's website used for permitting and scheduling inspections. This multi-faceted site includes various features such as:

  • Applying for all building permits (including uploading plans)
  • Paying fees
  • Scheduling building inspections
  • Checking inspection results
All new users must register for an account. In order to apply for a permit or schedule an inspection, a log-in is required. Once logged in, all permits tied to the account will be available to view.

Do I Need a Permit?

Are you planning a new home project? If so, you may need a permit. Visit MySouthlakeNews for more information on permitting.

Questions about roof replacement permits?

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View our Roof Replacement Permit Guide for step-by-step instructions on applying for a permit through EnerGov.

Roof Replacement