Permits and Inspections
2015 International Building Code
2015 International Plumbing Code
For Inspections, please call 972-286-4477 Ext 124 2015 International Mechanical Code
Call before 9 a.m. for same day inspections 2015 International Energy Code
All construction shall be accessible 2014 National Electrical Code
and/or exposed for inspection and shall not be covered unless authorized by city building official.
For online permits:
Building: New construction, remodel, addition, carport, patio cover, shed
Driveway / Flatwork
Fence: New or replacement
Garage Sale Permit: Proof of city residency must be uploaded when applying
Sign: Permanent, temporary, banner, feather flags
Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical: City of Balch Springs does not validate
Please fill form and upload Master driver's license, state license and proof of insurance in order to register. Permit and registration can be done at the same time.
Residential Rental Property Registration & Renewal
PROPERTY MUST BE VACANT FOR INSPECTION
General Provisions Sect: 1-13
Could be punished by fine not to exceed $500.00
If you own residential rental property in the City of Balch Springs, you are required to register all of your units. Registrations are valid two years from the date of initial registration for a $25 Fee/unit. Landlords/owners who have previously registered, please be reminded that your biannual registration renewal date may be fast approaching.
Program violators, or failure to register and/or have your rental property inspected will result in fines and penalties up to $500, per amended ordinance No. 3216-16.
Obtain forms at city hall or printable online for convenience. Click Here to register and pay online.