Building Inspections

The Building Inspections Department administers professionally-accepted standards and adopted regulations to safeguard life, safety, health, property, and public welfare of all construction-related activity within the City limits. We are responsible for the enforcement of the City’s adopted building and construction codes and ordinances.

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Construction hours are from 7a.m. to 7p.m.

For any improvements or alterations in the Magnolia Pointe Subdivision, a building permit is required by a Development Agreement between the City and the Developer.

Building permits shall be obtained prior to making an improvements or alterations to a property. Call us is you have any questions about the permitting process or if a permit is needed.

When is a permit needed? 

  • New Construction
  • Interior Remodels
  • Additions
  • Additions
  • Alteration and Repairs
  • Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical
  • Construction of Interior walls greater than 5 feet 10 inches in height
  • Retaining Walls
  • Certificates of Occupancy
  • Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Accessory Buildings
  • Lawn Irrigation Systems, Decks, and Patio Covers

Steps for New Construction

  • Complete the appropriate building permit application and get your permit approved by the City
  • Start your project
  • Get inspected
  • Get a final inspection

The permit and inspection fees, herein provided, shall be paid to the City before the issuance of a permit and before any work is started. Note: Permit and inspection fees are subject to change.

City Permit Fee Schedule

The inspection cut off time is 7 a.m. for all inspections. The only exception will be foundation inspections. This will still be conducted in an a.m./p.m. format. We will make every effort to perform inspections.

In the event of unusual circumstances, some inspections may be carried over to the next business day.

Please call the 24-hour request line for all inspection requests at (972) 843-8060 and follow the prompts..

The inspector's office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. Inspection hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact Us


  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

Mailing Address

City of Josephine
PO Box 99
Josephine, TX 75164