Building Inspections, Permits & Code Enforcement

Please note that our inspections request cut-off time has changed. Inspections requested by 4:30 p.m. will be scheduled for the following business day.

Responsibilities

The Building Inspections, Permits, & Code Enforcement Department performs ordinance enforcement in the areas of both residential and commercial construction. Building Inspections is responsible for the inspection of buildings and structures during construction to ensure compliance with approved plans and all governing building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, municipal and state codes.  

Both new and remodel work is inspected to make sure compliance to all adopted codes are met. Construction permits are required, and both plans reviewed and permits are issued by the division. Emergency inspections, such as electrical service change, reconnect, gas test, water line, sewer line and on-site sewage facilities, will be the same day.

View the staff directory for department contacts or contact us at 817-573-1114.

Requests for Inspections

Inspections requested by 4:30 p.m. will be scheduled for the following business day. When calling in an inspection request, you must provide an address, permit number, name and contact number of the contractor, type of inspection, and your name.

Cancellations and Reinspections

Call our hotline number (682-205-1621) for inspections or to cancel an inspection request. To cancel an inspection request, leave the above information and give the reason for cancellation. All re-inspection requests will need to be called into the hotline number.