Building Permits: Online Portal

Building Permits: Online Portal

Storm-related Permits

To expedite cleanup and restoration efforts in the City of Belton following the May 22, 2024, storm, a temporary permitting process has been established for storm-related permits. In addition, storm-related contractor fees will be waived until July 1, 2024.

Contractors are still required to obtain a permit for the following services:
  • New construction (fees will not be waived)
  • Repair or replacement of structural elements (roof framing, wall framing, patio covers, etc.)
  • Re-roof
  • Electrical service repair
  • New windows
Until July 1, once a storm-related application is submitted, contractors may begin emergency work. A permit should be obtained as soon as possible because inspections cannot be performed without an approved permit.

Contact the Planning Department, 254-933-5812, to schedule emergency inspections.

Non-storm-related Permitting Process

Inspections conducted Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., during normal business hours.

Requests received after 8 a.m. are conducted the next business day.

MGO LogoBelton uses MGO Connect for building permitting and inspection purposes. 

The software allows contractors and residents to:

  • Apply and pay for permits 
  • Submit plans
  • Track application progress
  • View/Print comment letters, inspection reports, building plans
  • Request inspections 
  • Receive real-time notifications
Instructions about how to register and use MGO Connect are available online. There is no cost to establish an account. For questions about how to use MGO Connect, contact customer support, 1-866-95PERMIT (73764) or

Those without computer or Internet access may submit a paper application in person, by email (, or by fax 254-933-5822, Attn: Planning Department, to the City of Belton Planning Department, 333 Water Street.

Adopted Code Information

  • The City of Belton has adopted the 2015 ICC I-Codes and 2014 NFPA NEC.
  • The public may access I-Codes online.
  • City of Belton Code of Ordinances are available online.
  • Work exempt from permitting is located in the 2015 IRC R105.2. The City of Belton amendments to this code are located in ordinances Chapter 4 Article III Sec. 4-35.