Commercial Permits

Permit Applications are being accepted electronically in pdf format only through If you are unable to submit your application in a pdf format, hard copy applications may be submitted in our after-hours drop box located at the City Administration Offices at 5600 – 49 Street.

Permit applications take 2 – 3 weeks to process. You will receive an email indicating your permit application is deemed complete, and you will receive another e-mail when your permit has been issued.

How to submit your permit application electronically:

  • Click and open the appropriate permit application package.
  • Download and save the fillable PDF permit application package to your computer
  • Fill in the fillable permit application package and save
  • Use your Adobe application to attach your signature, or otherwise electronically sign the document.
  • All attachments must be in PDF format. Photographs are not acceptable
  • Email the completed PDF permit application package and any PDF attachments to:

The City of Beaumont requires permits prior to the start of any commercial development. This includes new buildings, additions, tenant improvements, change in use of buildings, signage, etc.

Are You Starting a New Commercial Business? Moving? Renovating?

Commercial Permit Process

  1. Who Can Apply?
  2. How Do I Apply?
  3. Commercial Development Permit
  4. Commercial Building Permit - Tenant Improvements
  5. Sign Permit

The business owner or their general contractor can apply for the commercial development and building permits. 

If the general contractor will be applying, a consent letter signed by the business owner will be required at the time of application.

A licensed contractor is required to complete any gas, plumbing or electrical work and pull permits.

Commercial Permit Application Process for Tenant Improvements:

A tenant improvement is any renovation, structural change or improvement into an existing commercial space. This includes changes to any commercial kitchen equipment.

Are You Building a New Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family Building?

Commercial Permit Application Process for New Developments

If you are planning on commencing a Commercial, Industrial, or Multi-family development project in Beaumont, it is recommended that you contact as early in the process as possible. This will ensure you submit all the necessary documentation with your permit application. Be advised, more information may be requested that is not included on this checklist.

Development Permit Application

View the Commercial, Industrial and Multi-family Permit Checklist for information you will have to submit with your commercial development permit application

Building Permit Application

Upon approval of your development permit, you can submit your commercial building permit application. We will require 3 sets of drawings (size A1 which is 24"x36") and a General Contractor business license at the time of application.

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