Building Inspections

We have adopted a new online permitting system! To apply for a Building Permit using this BETA software, CLICK HERE.

Building Inspections is a division of the City of Cleburne. This division performs ordinance enforcement in the areas of both residential and commercial construction. Building Inspections is responsible for the inspection of buildings and structures during construction to ensure compliance with approved plans and all governing building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, municipal and state codes. Building Inspections also makes routine inspections of multi-family apartments and motel/hotels for code compliance.

Both new and remodel work is inspected to make sure compliance to all adopted codes are met. Construction permits are required, and both plans reviewed and permits are issued by the division. Emergency inspections, such as electrical service change, reconnect, gas test, water line, sewer line and on-site sewage facilities, will be same day.

Requests for Inspections


All inspection requests must be called in before midnight for next-day inspection.

If you have been calling the Inspection Hotline to schedule your inspections on a permit you previously applied for, please continue to call in your inspections. When calling in an inspection request, you must provide: address, permit number, name and contact number of contractor, type of inspection, and your name.

If you have applied for your permit using our online permitting system, please log in to schedule your inspections.

Cancellations & Re-Inspections


Call our hotline number for inspections or to cancel an inspection request. To cancel an inspection request, leave the above information and give reason for cancellation. All cancellations must be received before 8 a.m.

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