The City of McKinney’s Engineering Department is responsible for the review and approval of all new public improvement construction and reconstruction projects within the city limits as well as within its ETJ. 

The Engineering Department assists Developers and Design Engineers in assuring that all public improvements for construction are designed to meet current city specifications. 

Navigate the Development Process

Start the process with the Development Navigation Assistant (DNA), an easy to use guide that provides a custom step-by-step guide to the permitting process - currently only available for residential permits. Then head over to the Citizen Self-Service (CSS) portal to submit and track permits and make online payments.

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Create an account, answer questions about your project and receive a custom step-by-step guide to permitting your project.

Citizen Self-Service (CSS)

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Create an account, apply for permits, make payments, request inspections, create new development cases and view real-time data.