What are the asbestos requirements for public/commercial buildings undergoing renovation/remodel?

Remodeling jobs for public or commercial buildings require an asbestos survey prior to issuance of a permit. A letter of complaince from the asbestos consultant will be needed before any work can proceed.


All plans shall be submitted to the Building Inspection Division.

444 4th Street

Port Arthur, TX 77640

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1. What must I have to receive approval for my residential construction?
2. How much does it cost to get a Storm Water Prevention Application Permit?
3. What are the commercial project requirements?
4. What are the asbestos requirements for public/commercial buildings undergoing renovation/remodel?
5. Do I need to register with TDLR?
6. How long is the plan review process?
7. What are the Energy Code requirements?
8. Is there a plan check fee?
9. Are contractors required to be bonded/insured?
10. Is a permit required for refacing existing signs?
11. Are plans required to install new signs?
12. Do I need a permit to build a fence?
13. How can I get a copy of a previously issued permit?
14. Do I need an asbestos survey for a commercial building?
15. I want to build a shed in my backyard. Is a permit required for that?
16. I want to add a room on to my house. Can I obtain a permit to do the work myself?
17. How many sets of plans are required for new construction?
18. What is required for a contractor to become licensed and or bonded in the City of Port Arthur?
19. What is the cost for permits?
20. How long is the permit good for?