City of Newark, Texas
209 Hudson St / PO Box 156 Newark, Texas 76071 - Phone: (817) 489-2201 - Fax: (817) 489-5202

Newark, Texas Building Permits





Please Note that all construction, remodels and services requires a building permit in the City of Newark - If you are planning doing any work, contact City Hall to see if a permit is needed. 

Attention:  In order to ensure that all payments are deposited correctly going forward, all paper checks, certified checks and money orders need to be made out to: “CITY OF NEWARK”.  This includes payments received for all types of services with the City of Newark.

Please call the City with any questions at 817-489-2201 Between the hours of 1 pm and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.


The objective of the City of Newark is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the general public by enforcing building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical code regulations along with the City’s Code of Ordinances


Building Permits are required before performing any new construction or addition, alteration, or repair of existing buildings, any structures, or plumbing, electrical, or mechanical work.  For plumbing, electrical, or mechanical permits, the contractor will also need to register with the City.  Newark Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14, Exhibit "A" - Zoning Ordinance, Section 35


  • Residential Permit Fees
    For residential homes or some alterations, the fee is based on the square footage.  Accessory buildings, swimming pools, lawn irrigation systems, some remodels and additions the fee is based on the value of the construction.


  • Accessory Building Permit and Submittal Requirements
    Permit application submittal requires a drawing showing where the accessory building will be located in relation to the property lines and the main building (house) and the dimensions of the accessory building.  If there will electrical or plumbing in the accessory building, separate permits and inspections are required.


City of Newark


209 Hudson St
PO Box 156
Newark, Texas 76071
Phone: (817) 489-2201
Fax: (817) 489-5202


Hours of Operation
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm -