Building Inspections

Our Mission

The Building Inspections division administers and enforces the building construction, fire, zoning, and neighborhood integrity codes and ordinances in an effort to ensure a safe, well maintained community.

Notices Regarding Inspections & Citizen Self Service

We strongly encourage any homeowner, contractor, or other party who comes into contact with a City of Coppell Building, Code Compliance, or Environmental Health inspector to wear a mask or face covering.

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Effective Wednesday, March 10th, the Building Inspections division will be open to the public. 

In the interest of public health, and the health of our staff, all meetings are required to be virtual or by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call 972-304-3500.

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Effective Monday, July 6th, the following residential inspections will only be conducted by Remote Video Inspection:

  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) replacement
  • Interior plumbing and electrical repairs for occupied residences
  • Roofing
  • Water heaters
  • Windows

Remote Video Inspections (RVI)

Please see our Remote Video Inspection Information (PDF) for instructions on scheduling these inspections. The city will still accept, review, and issue all classifications of building permits. All other inspections will continue to be conducted in person.

Citizen Self Service Portal (CSS)

All inspections may be scheduled through the Citizen Self Service portal. For Remote Video Inspections, please email Building Inspections, after scheduling your inspection on CSS, to set up the appointment time.

All permit applications, plans and payments will also be handled through CSS. The portal and instructions to create an account can be found at here.

Certificate of Occupancy or Contractor Registration

Anyone wishing to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy or Contractor Registration will need to email Building Inspections or call 972-304-3500. Download the Contractor Registration Form (PDF) here. Please email your Contractor Registration form to Building Inspections.