Building Permits & Inspections

General Information

Thank you for choosing Burleson. Whether you are opening or remodeling your business or building or adding to your residence, our goal is to provide you with the best service possible.

The building permits and inspection division’s mission is to facilitate the land development process by applying the highest standards of health, safety and construction industry practices. The division also provides professional and courteous customer service to new and existing developments in the city.


 Monthly Building Permit Activity Reports
 Daily Inspections
 Interactive House for Residential Development Information
 FY 17 / 18 Fee Schedule


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.

Adopted Building Code 

City Council approved the adoption of the 2012 International Building Codes on July 5, 2016.  The Building Permits and Inspections Department will begin enforcing the new codes on August 1, 2016.  

You may view the adopted codes by selecting the links below.  

2012 International Building Code                         2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Residential Code                    2012 International Plumbing Code
2012 International Energy Conservation Code    2012 International Fire Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2014 National Electric Code (NFPA 70) 

Adopted Building Code Amendments

  Amendments to the 2012 Building Code Series

A permit is required for

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This is not an all inclusive list, for more information please contact our office.