Inspections


The Building Inspection Department reviews construction plans for residential, commercial and other projects. They approve plans and follow up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes and ordinances. 

Responsibilities


The Building Inspection Department reviews construction plans for residential, commercial and other projects. They approve plans and follow up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes and ordinances. The City of Temple has adopted the following codes as of January 1, 2012:

Responsibilities


The Building Inspection Department reviews construction plans for residential, commercial and other projects. They approve plans and follow up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes and ordinances. The City of Temple has adopted the following codes as of January 1, 2012:
  • International Building Code 2015
  • International Energy Conservation Code - 2015
  • National Electrical Code - 2008
  • International Fire Code - 2009
  • International Fuel Gas Code - 2015
  • International Mechanical Code - 2015
  • International Plumbing Code - 2015
In case of emergencies the inspector will work with a contractor/owner so not to leave a customer without gas, electrical or plumbing. The contractors are responsible for calling in their own inspections.

Contact Information
To request an inspection please call our Inspection Hotline at 254-298-5640, Option: 1

Please leave the following information when requesting an inspection:
  • Permit Number
  • Construction Address
  • Contact Name
  • Phone Number
  • What kind of inspection
  • Any special instructions