29 days old

Permitting Coordinator

The Woodlands, Texas 77380
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Coordinate and manage all documentation necessary for submitting and obtaining utility and building permits, water taps, impact fees, HOA approvals, and related permits.
  • Order plot plans, engineering, architectural, septic designs, etc., to prepare for home start, ensuring accurate and timely procurement.
  • Maintain organized house files for all construction-related documents to ensure easy accessibility and retrieval.
  • Prepare and submit building permit applications through various municipalities, ensuring accurate and complete submissions.
  • Initiate and oversee check requests for permits, water taps, HOA, impact fees, and other associated costs.
  • Track building permit applications, process status, and pick-up schedules; liaise with local construction teams to facilitate the process.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for permit-related inquiries, responding promptly and resolving issues effectively.
  • Manage Architectural Review Committee (ARC) and Homeowner Association (HOA) approvals for new home construction projects.
  • Monitor and update the Newstar Enterprise system with building permit information to communicate home start timing accurately.
  • Maintain comprehensive and organized records of building permits, address-specific plans, and related documents in network folders.
  • Collaborate with consultants (architects, engineers, soils experts, etc.) to ensure timely and complete building plan package submissions.
  • Oversee and track the building plan approval process across various municipalities for assigned communities.
  • Update documentation, including specifications, sold specs, and new construction plans with changes as required.
  • Distribute and upload construction documents to Newstar for streamlined starts and project initiation.
  • Keep the Purchasing Manager informed of changes in permit fees, utility connection fees, and other municipality-related charges.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (associate or bachelor’s degree preferred).
  • Experience in permit coordination, construction administration, or a related field.
  • Strong familiarity with building codes, zoning regulations, and permit requirements.
  • Proficiency in coordinating and managing diverse permit-related tasks and documentation.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in using permit tracking software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

First America Homes is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We seek to empower everyone’s diverse experiences to maximize our organization’s talent and capabilities.



  • Real Estate / Land Development
Posted: 2023-08-23 Expires: 2023-09-22

First America Homes (FAH) is the homebuilding division for The Signorelli Company (TSC), a vertically integrated, diversified real estate company based in The Woodlands, TX. FAH is currently one of the fastest growing privately held homebuilders in the State of Texas with a presence across all four quadrants of the greater Houston area and growing.  The team has ranked as a Top Workplace for three consecutive years.   

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Permitting Coordinator

First America Homes, a Signorelli Company
The Woodlands, Texas 77380

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