Permit Fee Schedules

Commercial Building Permit Fees

Commercial Building Permit Fees are based on the following schedule:

Total ValuationFee
$1,000 and lessNo fee, unless inspection required, in which case a $15 fee for each inspection shall be charged
$1,000 to $50,000$15 for the first $1,000 plus $5 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000
$50,000 to $100,000$260 for the first $50,000 plus $4 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
$100,000 to $500,000$460 for the first $100,000 plus $3 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000
$500,000 and up$1,660 for the first $500,000 plus $2 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof


  1. Moving fee. For the moving of any building or structure, the fee shall be $100.
  2. Demolition fee. For the demolition of any building or structures, the fee shall be:
Cubic FeetFee
0 to 100,000$5
100,000 and over$0.50 per 1,000 cubic feet


Commercial Permit Fees can be calculated using the Commercial Building Permit Fee Calculation Form (PDF).

Residential Building Permit Fees

Residential Building Permit Fees can be calculated using the Residential Building Permit Fee Calculation Form (PDF).

Find Building Permit Applications Forms.

Please call 832-595-3500 with any questions related to Building Permit Fees or Permit Applications.

Infrastructure Permit Fees

Submittals for any city infrastructure must be submitted to the City of Rosenberg Planning Department for review and approval. Infrastructure Permit Fees can be calculated using the Infrastructure Fee Calculation Form (PDF). More information can be found on the City Infrastructure Page.

Inspection Fees

Inspection fees for water, sanitary sewer, drainage, and street improvements shall be based upon estimated costs provided by the applicant along with supporting information for determination of the cost of the project. These fees shall be payable on the earlier of the time of platting or upon request of the building permit. The inspection fee shall be as follows:

  • 1% of actual construction cost of projects.