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Building Inspections
New Online Plan Review and Inspection Center

Construction Codes Effective July 1, 2016


For residential construction:

2015 IRC (International Residential Code)
2014 NEC (National Electrical Code)
2015 IECC (International Energy Conservation Code)

For commercial construction:

2015 IBC (International Building Code)
2014 NEC (National Electrical Code)
2015 IPC (International Plumbing Code)
2015 IMC (International Mechanical Code)
2015 IECC (International Energy Conservation Code)

Mission Statement
The mission of the Building Inspections Department is to ensure the safety and welfare of the general public by enforcing building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical code regulations within the Town. Enforcement is achieved through plan review prior to the issuance of a permit and on-site inspections, after permit issuance, to verify compliance throughout the construction process.

Permits are required before performing any new construction or any addition, alteration or repair of existing buildings, structures, plumbing, electrical, or mechanical work (exception: all work which requires a permit, but is performed outside business hours for emergency reasons, must be submitted for permit the next business day).

General Information
Some of the projects where permits are required include:
  • Certificates of Occupancy (any time the occupant of a building or space changes)
  • Commercial and residential - new construction, interior remodels, additions, alterations, and repairs
  • Construction of retaining walls more than 4 feet in height
  • Demolition of structures
  • Driveway and sidewalk installations, fences, and walls
  • Plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and construction of interior walls greater than 5 feet 10 inches in height
  • Swimming pools, spas, hot tubs, accessory buildings, lawn irrigation systems, decks, and patio covers
  • Temporary uses and structures such as tents, Christmas tree lots, and snow-cone stands

Other Functions of the Department include:
  • Enforcement of applicable ordinances relating to the Building Inspection Division
  • Establish maximum occupant capacity
  • Investigate violations and take necessary action to obtain compliance, including issuance of citations
  • Process special house-moving requests, Temporary Use permits

Contact Us

Building Inspections

Physical Address
1001 Cross Timbers Road
Suite 2330
Flower Mound, TX

Mailing Address
2121 Cross Timbers Road
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ph: 972.874.6355

Inspector Office Hours
Monday - Friday:
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. and
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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