Fees, Forms, and Applications
Most applications can be submitted by mail, email
, or in person along with any required information.
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Inspections Department Information
City Hall, Second Floor
825 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060
T: (972) 721-2371**As of 9-11-12, we no longer have a fax machine***
Voice mail request system
T: (972) 721-2571 (Cut-off time is 4 p.m. the day before the inspection)Automated request system
T: (972) 721-3774 (Cut-off time is 6 a.m. the day of
the inspection) Permit payments can also be made here. Irving Building Inspection System (IBIS)
- Inspection codes and telephone payments (for permits)
–Fee schedule for permit applications filed with the Inspections team (updated 1-14-13).
- Contractor’s Registration Form–Required for Concrete, Electrical, Fence, House Moving, Irrigation, Mechanical (HVAC), Plumbing, Signs, Fuel tank installation, General contractors, and Apartment Maintenance Workers (plumbing and mechanical work)
- Food Handler Roster–Food Handler certification roster to be posted in food establishment.
- Smoking Compliance Report–Required every two years to demonstrate compliance with smoking Ordinance No. 8740
Annual Outdoor Parking Lot
Required for the outdoor parking of vehicles whereas parking is permitted upon payment. Permits valid from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31 of the following year.
Required for antenna mounted on buildings, existing towers or poles (co-locates).
Required for a temporary street closure for the purpose of conducting a neighborhood block party.
Certificate of Occupancy
Required for any commercial space that will be occupied by a tenant.
Required for commercial and multifamily remodel, finish-out, repairs, or additions; new buildings; commercial carports; parking lot. striping; door locks; fire alarms, sprinklers, hydrants and fire lanes; fuel tanks; tents and canopies; temporary use permits; construction trailers (for office use); fire repairs; demolitions; retaining walls; commercial swimming pools; antenna equipment; modular buildings; re-roofing and other projects.
Earthwork and Tree Removal Permit
Required to remove protected trees or to fill, grade, or excavate property.
Application to register with the City of Irving as a State of Texas Certified Food Manager.
Garage Sale Permit/Venta de Garaje
Required to have a garage sale. Only for residential property and only two garage sales are allowed per calendar year. Signage may used from noon on Friday through noon on Monday, and cannot be located in the medians or on traffic signs or telephone poles.
Application for a health plan review and food, mobile food units, temporary food event, childcare, pool/spa, smoking and nursing home permits.
House Moving Permit
Required to move any building or structure over 8 feet wide within or through the city.
New Antenna Tower Permit
Required for a new telecommunication tower with antenna.
Required for a residential remodel, new construction or addition; carport; retaining walls over 30" tall; swimming pools, spas or hot tubs; accessory buildings; fire repair; duplex, triplex, or townhouse repair, remodel, or addition; mobile home set up, moving, stairs, landing or porch; patio covers; decks over 30" above grade, paving/flatwork; driveway approaches; or foundation repair.
Sign Variance Application
For any variance to the sign ordinance and for digital signs or displays.
Temporary Use Permit–Restaurants with Alcoholic Beverages
Download applicationCity Council approval required
. Required when a food establishment desires to hold special event in which they will serve alcohol outside of their normal RAB zoning limits.