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Building Inspections

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​265 E Parkway Blvd.
Coppell, TX 75019​​
PO Box 9478
​​972-304-3500
​​​​​​inspect@coppelltx.gov​​​​
 

​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.​

 

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Contractor Information

​The Building Inspections Department requires contractors who do construction work in Coppell to register with the city.

 

​Contrac​tor Registration Form​​​

​New Contractor Requirements

​​On-Line Renewals​ (Currently we are not accepting on-line renewals.  Please contact Building Inspections at 972-304-3500.)

Below are links to current contractors registered with the City of Coppell.  The lists below are not endorsed by the City of Coppell.  They only represent a listing of all contractors that have registered with the City of Coppell per City Ordinance.


Fee Schedule / Forms and Applications​

 

 

Permit Fee Schedule

​Contractor Fees

Other Forms and Applications:​


 


Adopted Codes and Ordinances


​Rental Registration Program

The City of Coppell requires that all rental properties located in the city be registered.  Rental properties must be registered on or before January 31.

 
 

​Single-Family On-lin​e Payment​​ 

​Paymen​t Instructions


For Multi-Family registrations please contact the Building Inspections Department.

 

Registration Forms and Inspection Checklist:

​Multi-Family Rental Re​gistration​​

 

 

 

Emergency (after business hours) building inspections

​To schedule an emergency building inspection please call the Emergency Hotline at 972-304-3551.

For Emergency Gas Leaks:

  • If you smell gas, call Atmos at 1-866-322-8667 or 911.
  • Licensed Registered Plumber will need to obtain a permit.  If after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays please submit a permit online or next business day.  (For a list of registered plumbers click here.)
  • Once the job is completed the Licensed Plumber will call the emergency hotline at 972-304-3551 and schedule an inspection.
  • The on-call Inspector will make the necessary arrangements to inspect the repair and/or gas test.  (To see the On-Call list click here.)
  • Once the inspection has passed the Inspector will release it to Atmos.
  • The Homeowner will then need to contact Atmos to re-connect the gas line.  Atmos will not allow the Inspector to schedule the re-connect.

 
For Emergency Electrical Re-Connect:
  • Licensed Registered Electrician will need to obtain a permit.  If after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays please submit a permit online or next business day.  (For a list of registered electricians click here​.)
  • Once the job is completed the Licensed Electrician will call the emergency hotline at 972-304-3551 and schedule an inspection.
  • The on-call Inspector will make the necessary arrangements to inspect the electrical services.  (To see the On-Call list click here​​.)
  • Once the inspection has passed the Inspector will release it to Oncor.
  • The Homeowner will then need to contact Oncor to re-connect the electricity.  Oncor will not allow the Inspector to schedule the re-connect.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why does the City of Coppell require building permits?

The City of Coppell requires permits to verify that the construction or development will comply with building codes and zoning ordinances.  The building codes and zoning ordinances are adopted by the city council.  The development projects are also inspected to insure that they comply with all current building codes.

How do I request an after-hours EMERGENCY Building Inspection?

If you smell gas, call Atmos at 1-866-322-8667 or 911. To schedule an emergency Building Inspection (Gas Leak/Electrical Re-Connect) please call the Emergency Hotline at 972-462-5150.

Construction Noise

Construction activity is only allowed between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm, Monday through Friday, and between the hours of 9 am and 7 pm on Saturday, Sundays, and legal holidays.  An exception to these hours may be granted for special conditions.

How can I apply for a Special Events Permit?

For Special Events permits please contact Kami McGee at 972-462-5126.

 

DIVISION STAFF

Suzanne Arnold
Chief Building Official​

972-304-3506​
sarnold@coppelltx.gov​​


​Steve Bennefield
Building Inspector/Plans Examiner

972-304-3517
sbennefield@coppelltx.gov

​Jack Foster
Commercial Building Inspector

972-304-3510
jackfoster@coppelltx.gov

​Michael Hodge
Residential Building Inspector

972-304-3511
mhodge@coppelltx.gov

Rachael Evans
Permit Technician​

972-304-3567
revans@coppelltx.gov

​Desiree Hall
Permit Technician

972-304-3567
dhall@coppelltx.gov