City of El Lago

411 Tallowood Drive
El Lago, TX 77586

Phone: 281-326-1951

Building Permits & Contractors

Permit Issuance

City of El Lago ordinances requires the issuance of building permits as a method of enforcing minimum codes and standards for all applicable construction and remodeling within the city. Additionally, all contractors are required to register annually with the City.

Contact Information

411 Tallowood Drive
El LagoTX 77586

281-326-1951, ext. 110

Contractor Registration

If you have registered as a contractor with El Lago in the past, please DO NOT complete the online registration for new contractors. Simply call our office at (281) 326-1951 EXT. 110 to update your registration.



See Ordinance Chapter 15 Article II

Signs in El Lago

City of El Lago ordinances require all signs to be approved before installation.

Current Building Code Editions

(1)     The International Building Code, 2018 edition;
(2)     The International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2018 edition;
(3)     The International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition;
(4)     The International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition;
(5)     The International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition;
(6)     The International Fire Code, 2015 edition, including Appendices A-G;
(7)     The National Electrical Code, 2020 edition;
(8)     The International Code Council Electric Administrative Provisions, 2018 edition;
(9)     The International Energy Conservation Code, 2018 edition; and
(10)     The International Wildland-Urban and Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition.