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Building Permits & Inspections
About the Building Inspection Division
The Building Inspection Division is established for the purpose of providing minimum standards to safeguard life, health, safety, property, and the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, occupancy, use, location, and maintenance of all buildings and structures constructed within the City of Lancaster.

Division Activities

The primary activities of the Building Inspection Division are:
  • Certificate of Occupancy process
  • Inspections
  • Permit issuance
  • Plan review
  • Public consultation

Other Activities
The Building Inspection Division also works closely with the Planning Division, Public Works Department, and the Fire Marshal's Office to enhance the city's overall ability to better serve the citizens of Lancaster. Additionally, the division maintains an active demolition program designed to mitigate the spread of blight through the elimination of substandard vacant structures.

To view the 2012 International Building Code click here

Permit Technician
Camryn Kelley
Ph: (972) 218-1200

Permit Technician
Diane Carrillo
Ph: (972) 218-1200


700 E. Main St.
Lancaster, TX 75146

Ph: (972) 218-1200
Fx: (972) 227-7220

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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