Licenses, Building Permits, and Inspections


Most fees associated with licenses, permits, inspections, and other administrative tasks are listed in the Fee Schedule (PDF) and/or Code of Ordinances.

Permits & Inspections

Application Instructions

Completed forms can be emailed. Please allow several business days for processing after which staff will contact you for payment, if applicable. For faster processing, include all required supporting documents. For questions regarding plan submittal requirements, include the property address and scope of work in your email.

Business Licenses

Application (PDF)
Renewed annually

Certificate of Occupancy (CO)

Application (PDF)
Issued once; Require annual inspections

Contractor Registration

Application (PDF)
Registration valid for one year


More Information
Request Inspection via Email

Liquid Waste Hauling
Backflow Testing

Issued through the City of Arlington

Building Permits

More Information

Construction (Fire Hydrant) and Gas Well Meters

Find out how to establish new service

Can’t find the form you’re looking for?

View Applications
Email Staff
Applications are also available in City Hall


  1.  The City of Kennedale operates under the following codes, approved by City Council on April 21, 2020, (Ordinance 691, effective May 15, 2020).

    View all current NCTCOG Regional Amendments
    The above external links are for your reference only and are not maintained by the City of Kennedale.