*IMPORTANT MESSAGE*

Your call is important to us, please pardon any delay in our responding. When calling our office, (972) 721-2371, please leave a message explaining your request and provide an address and/or permit number in your message. All calls are being converted into emails at this time and being received at  We will return all calls between 8am and 5pm Monday-Friday, Or you can email us at

About the Department

The mission of the Inspections Department is to serve developers and contractors in meeting their goals and to verify code and ordinance compliance to protect the public. The Inspections Department issues building and related permits and inspects both new construction and remodels.

 Homeowners click here - Homeowner instructions for online permits

Most permits require a site plan. Use this link to access the City of Irving online Interactive Map.


For Remote Video Inspections, please follow the instructions in the guidelines.

Health Inspections

The Health Inspectors are responsible for restaurant sanitation inspections, nursing homes, and day cares.

Permits (Plan Review and Inspections)

Permits are required for most types of work on a building or building system such as plumbing and electrical, signs, fences, and accessory structures like storage buildings and pools. Please check with us regarding a permit before you begin work at (972) 721-2371.

Pre-Development Meetings

We can schedule a one-hour Pre-Development Meeting with Planning, Inspections, Fire, Traffic, Engineering, and Water Departments. To request a meeting, please fill out the Pre-Development form (PDF).

Important Roofing Information

With the recent hail storms, you may have questions about how to find a roofing contractor. The North Texas Roofing Contractors Association has developed some useful information when picking that contractor:

Be sure to verify the contractor pulls a roofing permit and posts it in view of city inspectors (typically inside a front window). If you have any questions about the permit, please give us a call.