Inspections

Purpose & Responsibilities


The Inspections Section is comprised of the Building, and Environmental Health divisions. The section is charged with monitoring the physical aspects of the building process and code enforcement. The Section also regulates new construction and renovations to existing facilities through the adopted International Codes.
Code Enforcement will be handled by Decatur Police Department (940)393-0300. Email
Building under construction

The City of Decatur adopted new building codes. The following codes went into EFFECT JULY 5, 2016:

2012 International Building Code with local amendments
​2012 International Mechanical Code with local amendments
​2012 International Plumbing Code with local amendments
​2014 National Electrical Code with local amendments
​2012 International Residential Code with local amendments
​2015 International Energy Conservation Code with local amendments
​2012 International Fuel Gas Code with local amendments
​2012 International Fire Code with local amendments

​Any permits submitted after July 5, 2016 will need to meet the requirements of these codes.