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Building Edinburg

Building Application

Application, Plans and Sub-Contractor Validation form to be submitted in person at 415 W. University Dr., Edinburg, Texas 78539 or online at:

  • Construction Plans in PDF format. Please upload your drawings in a single, multi-sheet PDF, or group them by discipline (i.e. Architectural Plans, Structural Plans, MEP Plans)
  • Subcontractor Validation Sheet must be submitted based on the project’s scope of work. This item
    is not required at time of submittal, but must be received prior to permit issuance. Form and
    Commercial Application may be obtain in person or online at:

GIS Maps
Unified Development Code
Advisory Boards
Citizen-Self Portal
Edinburg 311
  • If building is to be protected by a fire alarm system and/or fire suppression system, submit plans directly to the Fire Department.
  • Drawings and documents must be sealed, signed, and dated by a State of Texas
    Registered Architect or Registered Engineer, where applicable, as required by the State
    of Texas Engineering and Architecture Practice Act.
  • TDLR Registration submittal to the State (if project is over $50,000) - http://www.tdlr.texas.gov
  • Plans to be designed to construction codes as adopted by the City of Edinburg: 
2018 International Building Code
2018 International Plumbing Code
2018 International Fuel Gas Code
2017 National Electric Code
2018 International Mechanical Code
2018 International Energy Conservation Code
2018 International Fire Code
City of Edinburg Unified Development Code

  • Drawings labeled "NOT FOR CONSTRUCTION" will not be accepted for review
  • Sign, fence and carport permits are permitted separately.

Next step: Plan Review