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.
Most permits require a site plan. Use this link to access the City of Irving online Interactive Map.
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.
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) Opens a New Window. .
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:
- Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor Opens a New Window.
- Questions to Ask Any Roofing Contractor Opens a New Window. before they begin work
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.