Building Inspections

Our Mission

The Building Inspections division administers and enforces the building construction, fire, zoning, and neighborhood integrity codes and ordinances in an effort to ensure a safe, well maintained community.

Notices Regarding Inspections & Citizen Self Service

We strongly encourage any homeowner, contractor, or other party who comes into contact with a City of Coppell Building, Code Compliance, or Environmental Health inspector to wear a mask or face covering.

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Effective Monday, July 6th, the following residential inspections will only be conducted by Remote Video Inspection:

  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) replacement
  • Interior plumbing and electrical repairs for occupied residences
  • Roofing
  • Water heaters
  • Windows

Remote Video Inspections (RVI)

Please see our Remote Video Inspection Information (PDF) for instructions on scheduling these inspections. The city will still accept, review, and issue all classifications of building permits. All other inspections will continue to be conducted in person.

Citizen Self Service Portal (CSS)

All inspections should be scheduled through the Citizen Self Service portal. For Remote Video Inspections, please email Building Inspections, after scheduling your inspection on CSS, to set up the appointment time.

All permit applications, plans, and payments will also be completed through CSS. The portal and instructions to create an account can be found at here.

Certificate of Occupancy or Contractor Registration

Anyone wishing to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy or Contractor Registration will need to complete the forms online. Download the Contractor Registration Form (PDF) here or the Certificate of Occupancy Application (PDF) here.  Please email your completed forms and all required documents to Building Inspections.