Building Inspection Guidelines

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Building Inspections provides informational handouts in an effort to simplify interpreting city codes and ordinances.

New Single Family Guidelines

Add/Alter/Accessory Building Guidelines

Commercial Building Inspection Guidelines

Commercial Plan Submittal Guidelines

Irrigation Guidelines

Pool Guidelines

Water Heater Replacement Guidelines

HVAC Replacement Guidelines

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

Demolition Guidelines

Solar Panel Guidelines

Fireplace/Firepit Guidelines


The City of Colleyville enforces the provisions of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). The State Legislature enacted H.B. 1736, which mandated that the 2015 IECC shall be in effect for the entire state. All permit submittals shall include energy designs that comply with the updated code. This went into effect on Sept. 1, 2016.

The NCTCOG amendments are included with the new code adoption and a complete list can be found at A brief video of the applicable code changes may be accessed at Select “IECC” for the Energy Code provisions.

The City of Colleyville willnotbe adopting any of the remaining 2015 International Codes for Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, etc. as this action is limited to the Energy Code only.

Final Energy Form