Building Inspections

The Building Inspections Department administers professionally-accepted standards and adopted regulations to safeguard life, safety, health, property, and public welfare of all construction-related activity within the City limits. We are responsible for the enforcement of the City’s adopted building and construction codes and ordinances.

Construction hours are from 7a.m. to 7p.m.

Building permits shall be obtained prior to making an improvements or alterations to a property. Call us is you have any questions about the permitting process or if a permit is needed.

When is a permit needed? 

  • New Construction
  • Interior Remodels
  • Additions
  • Additions
  • Alteration and Repairs
  • Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical
  • Construction of Interior walls greater than 5 feet 10 inches in height
  • Retaining Walls
  • Certificates of Occupancy
  • Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Accessory Buildings
  • Lawn Irrigation Systems, Decks, and Patio Covers

Steps for New Construction

  • Complete the appropriate building permit application and get your permit approved by the City
  • Start your project
  • Get inspected
  • Get a final inspection

The permit and inspection fees, herein provided, shall be paid to the City before the issuance of a permit and before any work is started. Note: Permit and inspection fees are subject to change.

City Permit Fee Schedule

The inspection cut off time is 7 a.m. for all inspections. The only exception will be foundation inspections. This will still be conducted in an a.m./p.m. format. We will make every effort to perform inspections.

In the event of unusual circumstances, some inspections may be carried over to the next business day.

Please call the 24-hour request line for all inspection requests at (972) 843-8060 and follow the prompts..

The inspector's office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. Inspection hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact Us


Hours

  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F



Mailing Address

City of Josephine
PO Box 99
Josephine, TX 75164