Permits, Inspections, & Forms

Building Permit Forms


You can browse PDF versions of our building inspection permits.

Building Inspections


We are committed to providing thorough, accurate and consistent inspections of building construction projects. Inspection checklists are intended to assist permit holders with preparing for inspections. Building projects must comply with all applicable codes whether or not included in a particular checklist.

Prior to scheduling your inspection, please have the following information available:

  • Project number
  • Project address, including floor number, suite number etc.
  • Type of inspection needed
  • Date desired for inspection
Call the Permit Desk at 972-919-2549.


Virtual Inspections

We have implemented a virtual inspection program for permits. You must be a property owner or Registered Contractor with the City of Farmers Branch.  View the Virtual Inspection Guidelines for more info on eligible inspections and procedures.

  • Installation of new or replacement water heaters
  • Furnace and Air Conditioner change outs
  • New or Replacement Windows
  • Fences
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Driveways
  • Replacement Roofs
  • Under slab plumbing repairs of limited scope with prior approval of inspector
  • Re-inspections of the above permit types, with limited scope and prior approval of the inspector

Additional Information