Inspections


Overview

The Building Inspection Department reviews construction plans for residential, commercial and other projects. They approve plans and follow up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes and ordinances. The City of Temple has adopted the following codes as of January 1, 2012:
Responsibilities
The Building Inspection Department reviews construction plans for residential, commercial and other projects. They approve plans and follow up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes and ordinances. The City of Temple has adopted the following codes as of January 1, 2012:
Responsibilities
The Building Inspection Department reviews construction plans for residential, commercial and other projects. They approve plans and follow up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes and ordinances. The City of Temple has adopted the following codes as of January 1, 2012:
  • International Building Code 2009
  • International Energy Conservation Code - 2009
  • International Electrical Code - 2008
  • International Fire Code - 2009
  • International Fuel Gas Code - 2009
  • International Property Maintenance Code - 2009
  • International Mechanical Code - 2009
  • International Plumbing Code - 2009
If a contractor/owner needs to speak with an inspector, they are normally in the office Monday - Friday between 8 - 9 a.m. and from 1 - 2 p.m. 

In case of emergencies the inspector will work with a contractor/owner so not to leave a customer without gas, electrical or plumbing. The contractors are responsible for calling in their own inspections.

Contact Information
  • To request an inspection please call our Inspection Hotline at 254-298-5640 EXT: 1.
  •  Building Official : Brian Kosel: 254-298-5446
  •  Inspector: James Redden: 254-298-5644
  •  Inspector: Mike Deorsam: 254-298-5448
  •  Inspector: Virgil Thompson: 254-298-5645
  •  Fire Marshall: Jonathan Christian: 254-298-5426
  •  Engineering: 254-298-5660
Please leave the following information when requesting an inspection:
  • Permit Number
  • Construction Address
  • Contact Name
  • Phone Number
  • What kind of inspection
  • Any special instructions