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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Building Inspections Department requires building permits for all commercial or residential construction or demolitions in the City of Coppell.  All permit requests and fee information may be obtained online or from the Building Inspections Department located at 265 E. Parkway Blvd., or by calling 972-304-3500, Monday through Friday, between 8 am and 5 pm.


All building permits or a copy thereof shall be posted on the site where visible from the street.

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***** URGENT NOTICE *****

Effective, TUESDAY, JUNE 30th, until further notice, the City of Coppell’s 265 Parkway Blvd building will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  This includes the Building Inspections Division.

Effective immediately, any owner, contractor, or other party who comes into contact with a City of Coppell Building, Code Compliance, or Environmental Health Inspector must wear a mask or face covering. 

Effective MONDAY, JULY 6th, the following residential inspections will only be conducted by Remote Video Inspection:  water heaters, hvac replacement, roofing, windows, and interior plumbing and electrical repairs for occupied residences.  Please see our Remote Video Inspection page 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.

All inspections may be scheduled through the Customer Self Service portal (CSS). For Remote Video Inspections, please email, 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​

Anyone wishing to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy or Contractor Registration will need to email or call 972-304-3500. Contractor Registration forms can be found on our website under Building Inspections or by clicking here.  Please email your Contractor Registration form to

 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.​

Permitting Requirements & Forms by Permit Type:

Commercial Requirements​​​​​​​ Residential Requirements
Garage Enclosures Requirements​Accessory Structures (Arbors/Gazebos) Requirements
Water Heater Requirements​​​Fence Requirements
​​Water Heater Expansion Tank FormSolar Panels
Irrigation Requirements​Screening & Retaining Walls Requirements
Flat Work RequirementsFoundation Repair Requirements

New Pool Construction Requirements
Construction Trailer Requirements Demolition Requirements
Generator Requirements Mobile Home Requirements​
​​Elevation and Floodproofing​ Certificate​Racking Requirements​

Please contact the Building Inspections Department at 972-304-3500 for requirements on the following permits:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical
  • Cell Tower
  • ​Roofing
Please contact Tim Oates in the Fire Department at 972-304-3512 for additional information on the following permits:​


Sign RequirementsBanners (For requirements please contact Building Inspections at 972-304-3500.)