Building Inspections & Code Enforcement

*The 2018 International Codes (I-Codes) are anticipated to be adopted by the end of April 2019. Effective on or after May 1, 2019, all plans submitted to the city must meet all 2018 I-Code standards*

About Building Inspections

Building Inspections is a division of Planning and Development Services tasked with overseeing the building phase of development by reviewing plans, processing permits and performing inspections.

The division mission is to ensure that the construction, alteration or maintenance of buildings conforms to recognized standards for building safety and quality of life.

Contractor Registration

All General Contractors are required to register with the City on a yearly basis and pay a fee. Trade contractors who hold a current state license are not required to register with the City but are required to provide information regarding the license holder. 

Online Permitting and Inspections

For information about the City's online inspections and permitting service, learn about EnerGov Customer Self Service by clicking here.

Do You Have Questions?

Do you have questions about building services? Let us know. Use our contact form to get your questions answered.

Planning & Development Services Customer Survey

Please take a moment to complete our customer service survey: Link
  1. Building Inspections

    Physical Address
    1400 Main Street
    Suite 250
    Southlake, TX 76092


    Phone: (817) 748-8236; (817) 748-8237
    Fax: (817) 748-8241

Building Safety Month

Join the Planning and Development Services Department in celebrating building safety during the month of May! This month-long campaign recognizes all aspects of building safety and reinforces the need for adoption and implementation of modern, regularly-updated building codes.

The International Code Council (ICC) has identified five core themes that will be highlighted throughout the month of May. Click on one of the icons below to learn more!

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