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Construction Restrictions
The City Council has approved an amendment to the city’s noise ordinance that forbids construction work on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The amendment is intended to allow residents a timeout from construction noise on the designated holidays. It applies only to contractors and not to homeowners.

Jeffrey Widmer
Building Official
(972) 772-6453

Rusty McDowell
(972) 772-6748

Permit Techs
Denise Gang
(972) 771-7709

Tanya Buehler
(972) 771-7709


Jared Yancey
(972) 772-6472

Mike Tiehen
(972) 772-6451

Mike Angelo
(972) 772-6481

Inspectors are in the office from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4:00-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Sample Wall Sign
Sample Monument Sign
Sample Pole Sign

Sign Ordinance - The Building Inspections Department handles permits for permanent signs only.

For temporary signs and banners, go to Code Enforcement Signs & Banners.

City of Rockwall Sign Ordinance

Changeable Electronic Variable Message Signs Ordinance

Sign Permit Application
You must also submit the appropriate checklist when applying for a permit.

Permit Requirements/Checklists
Wall Signs | Monument Signs | Pole Signs | Canopy Signs

Permit Requirements
CO For Existing Buildings

CO For New Buildings
Commercial Finish-Out/Remodel
Commercial Permit
Permit Fee Schedule
Plumbing Permit
Residential Permit
Clean & Show
Backflow Test Report Instructions
Backflow Test Report Form
Building Permit Application
Board of Adjustments
CO Application
Irrigation Inspection Form

Contractor Reg Application
Contractor Reg Requirements
Foundation Inspection
Protection Against Termites
House/Pool Alarm Certification
Special Inspection Forms



Rusty McDowell
Building Inspections Supervisor
(972) 772-6748