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Building Inspections

Contact
Michelle Guelker, CPM
Assistant City Manger/ Director of Operations
Contact Michelle 
Ph: (325) 728-3464

Information
The Building Department is responsible for the inspection of building construction projects including:

  • Structural elements
  • Plumbing
  • Heating and cooling
  • Electrical systems
  • Fire systems
City Ordinance states that the newest version of the International Building, International Residential, International Plumbing, International Fuel, International Fire and National Electric Code are to be used.    Currently, International Codes are 2018 and the National Electric Code is 2017 versions.

Submit all plans, including fire, to City Hall, attention Michelle Guelker.  Electronic plans may be submitted along with a paper set of plans.  If only paper plans are submitted, you must submit three (3) copies.  Plans can be email here.

Other responsibilities of the Department include:

  • Issuing building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and demolition permits
  • Checking plans
  • Inspecting housing complaints
  • Overseeing structure / moving permits
  • Inspecting wood stoves
  • Maintaining special inspection reports
Permits and Fees
Application for Permit
 
Inspectors
Bob Martin- Building, Electrical
Bill Hawthorn- Plumbing, Gas
David Hoover- Building, Electrical
Michelle Guelker- Electrical
 
Jurisdiction
Our building jurisdictional areas consist of the City limits only.