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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 May 11, 2020, the Community Development offices will be open to the public by appointment only.  Meetings will be held virtually where possible.  Be advised that all visitors will be required to wear masks.  A mask will be provided if you do not have one.  For your safety, please follow the posted directions upon entering the building to comply with social distancing requirements.
All building permit applications, credit card payments, and contractor registrations must be handled through the Customer SELF SERVICE (CSS) Portal.  All Planning & Zoning applications will be through the CUSTOMER SELF SERVICE (CSS) PORTAL​​.​
Certain types of residential inspections may be conducted either virtually or in person.  For the safety and convenience of customers and staff, we encourage, but not require, virtual inspections for residential water heaters, HVAC replacement, and other plumbing and electrical repairs.  See our REMOTE VIDEO INSPECTION PROGRAM​ for details.  


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.)