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Building Inspections

The Building Inspections Department mission is to create and maintain a safety and healthy environment by reasonable compliance to construction and zoning codes.  These objectives are met through providing customer service, utilizing model codes and examination of all requests involving construction projects and uses of properties within the City of Garland.

To contact staff with general construction questions or concerns regarding possible unpermitted or unsafe construction please e-mail us at

Location / Office Hours

Our offices are located in the Main Street Municipal Building at
800 Main St, 1st Floor
Garland TX  75040

Our office number is 972-205-2300

We are open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.  We stop accepting applications at 4:30 each afternoon.

Current Model Codes

2009 International Building Code
2009 International Residential Code
2009 International Fire Code
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
2009 International Plumbing Code
2009 International Fuel Gas Code
2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Property Maintenance Code
2011 National Electrical Code (on-line searching is not available for this code)