The goal of the Building Inspections Department is to provide effective, responsive plan review and inspection services within the corporate city limits through the enforcement of building codes and the Zoning Ordinance for the health safety and welfare of persons of the community.
The Building Inspections Department is responsible for the issuance and inspection of development related permits and the certificate of occupancy of structures throughout the City of The Colony. The Building Inspections Department is also responsible for Safety Inspections on residential and commercial rental properties.
Enforcement is achieved through plan review prior to the issuance of permits and on-site inspection. After permit issuance, Building Inspections verifies compliance throughout the construction process. Permits are required before performing any new construction or with any addition, alteration or repair of existing buildings, structures, plumbing, electrical or mechanical work.