Building Permits & Inspections

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Fire Code Review: Fire Code reviews are required to be submitted to an accepted third-party prior to submittal to the Fire Marshal's Office.

3rd Party Fire Code Plan Review

**Building Permit Fee Updates**

Residential Permit Fees                                                 Commercial Permit Fees


What requires a permit?

Adopted Building Code 

Staff will be presenting an update to the adopted building codes for the City of Burleson to the City Council.  Below is a list of the building codes proposed for adoption with suggested amendments from the North Central Texas Council of Governments.  Meeting dates are to be determined.

Visit ICCSAFE.ORG to view these codes online for free in their entirety. 

2021 International Building Code2021 International Residential Code
2020 National Electric Code2021 International Plumbing Code
2021 International Mechanical Code2021 International Fuel Gas Code
2021 International Energy Conservation Code2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
2021 International Existing Building CodeProposed Amendments

City Council approved the adoption of the 2015 International Building Codes on March 4, 2019.  The Building Permits and Inspections Department will begin enforcing the new codes on April 1, 2019.  

Adopted Amendments to these codes can be viewed here.

2015 International Building Code2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 International Residential Cod2015 International Plumbing Code
2015 International Energy Conservation Code2015 International Fire Code
2015 International Fuel Gas Code2017 National Electric Code


The Building Permits and Inspections department is seeking ways to better serve our customers.  If you have had any experiences with this department and have any comments or suggestions on how we may improve our processes, please let us know.  Is there something that we currently do not offer that would make your experience easier? We would like to hear about them.

Please  Submit your comments or suggestions.