The Building Inspections Section of the Public Works Department is charged with ensuring the safety and welfare of the general public by enforcing building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical code regulations within the town. Enforcement is achieved through plan review prior to the issuance of a permit, and on-site inspections after permit issuance to verify compliance throughout the construction process. Permits are required before performing any new construction or any addition, alteration or repair of existing buildings, structures, plumbing, electrical or mechanical work.

Need an Inspection? Call 972-886-4250

When do I need a Building Permit – Commercial & Residential

iconNew Construction

iconInterior Remodels


iconAlteration and Repairs

iconPlumbing, Electrical, Mechanical

iconConstruction of Interior walls greater than 5 feet 10 inches in height

iconRetaining walls

iconCertificates of Occupancy

iconSwimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Accessory Buildings,

iconLawn Irrigation Systems, Decks, and Patio Covers

Quick Steps for New Construction

  1. Complete the appropriate building permit application and get your permit approved
  2. Start your project
  3. Get inspected
  4. Get your final inspection


Investigate violations and take necessary action to obtain compliance - including issuance of citations. Establish maximum occupant capacity. Process special house-moving requests, temporary use permits. The Town of Fairview has adopted and currently enforces the following construction codes:

Inspections are done Monday - Friday. To request an inspection call 972-562-0522 ext.4250

For residential construction:

  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2011 National Electrical Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code

For commercial construction:

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • International Mechanical Code 2012
  • National Electrical Code 2011
  • International Energy Conservation 2012
  • Code 2012 International Fuel Gas Code

For Code Enforcement Complaints, please use this form iconComplaint Form

Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool Application
Waiver To Construct in Munic Easement


Sign Permit Application


On-Site Sewage Facility Permit Requirements

Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical

Contractors Registration
Electrical-HVAC-Plumbing Contruction Application

New, Addn, Remodel Residential


Irrigation Application
Location Device Installed
Contractors Registration

General Construction Documents

2017 Town Holiday and Construction Work Schedule
Builders Packet 2016
Contractors Registration
2018 Town Holiday and Construction Work Schedule


Contractors Registration

Building Inspections Contact