Building Inspections

House in Mid-ConstructionThe Building Inspections Division enforces codes adopted by the City of Oak Point, including heating / cooling, electrical, plumbing and building, through a plan review and inspection process.

Important Notice for Builders & Contractors

Please read an important notice (PDF) regarding construction requirements in the City of Oak Point and extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Codes

The City has adopted the following editions of the International codes.

  • 2006 International Building Code with local amendments (PDF)
  • 2006 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2006 International Fire Code with local amendments (PDF)
  • 2006 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2006 International Mechanical Code
  • 2006 International Plumbing Code
  • 2006 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2006 International Residential Code with local amendments (PDF)
  • 2008 National Electrical Code

Manual

Ready to submit plans for the construction of a new home or an addition to an existing home? Do you need some information about a project you're planning for your home? The City of Oak Point's Building Permits and Inspections Manual (PDF) is available to provide builders, contractors, and homeowners with an overview of the City's permitting and inspection requirements.

Inspections

Building Inspections may be called in to Countywide Inspections at 940-521-0470. All inspections must be called in before 5 p.m. for next business day inspections. Inspections called in on Fridays or holidays will be scheduled for the next business day.

Deadline for Submitting Permits

The deadline for submitting permits is 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday. Any permits submitted after the deadline will be processed the following business day unless it requires plan review or other reviews.

Construction Hours

The following actions taken on any building at anytime other than Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Sunday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. are prohibited:

  • Alteration
  • Demolition
  • Erection
  • Excavation
  • Repair

In the interest of public safety and convenience, the City Manager or his designee may issue special permits for such work at other hours.

Construction Debris

All construction debris must be placed in a container or other enclosure. Such container or enclosure may not exceed ten feet in height and must adhere to setback requirements. Under no circumstances may construction debris be disposed of by on-site burial or burning.