Applications & Policies

A permit is required for all Residential and Commercial construction in the City of Spring Valley Village. Below you will find all applicable information for requesting a permit, the available permit applications, and the current adopted fee schedule. Should you need additional assistance you can call City Hall at 713-465-8308. As of October 1, 2020, The City of Spring Valley Village will no longer be accepting paper copies of plans and permit applications. All documents including application can be uploaded to our permit portal HERE.  The Miscellaneous Residential Application should be used for the following: Driveway/Walkway, Deck/Patio, Fences, Foundation Repair, Generator-Slab, and Roof Replacement.

Permit Fees

Permit Fees are updated on a regular basis by the City Council of the City of Spring Valley Village. Please find the most recent Building Permit Fee Schedule. Permit fees can be paid by cash, check, money order, or credit/debit cards. (Note: There will be an additional 3% fee for all credit/debit card payments.)

Permit Applications

Garage Sale Permits 

Garage Sale Permits are required under Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4, Section 4.202, Temporary sales. Applications are available at City Hall, and the fee is $5. Recipients are required to post the permit and receipt on the sale premises.