Building Requirements

Building Codes


All Federal, State and local requirements are applicable to projects constructed within the City's jurisdiction whether specifically listed or not. The City of Jacksboro, Texas has adopted the following codes and/or standards regulating building construction.
    • 2015 Edition of the International Building Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Fire Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Electrical Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Mechanical Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Plumbing Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Property Maintenance Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Residential Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code
    • 2015 Edition of the International Wildland-Urban Interface Code
    • 2015 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association 101 Life Safety Code

    Building Permits


    Before a building permit will be approved, all plans and documents related to the permit application MUST be approved by the Zoning Department, Code Department, Fire Department and Building Department - Countywide Inspection Services.

    No construction on a project may begin before a permit is obtained. Permit fee will double if work begins prior to obtaining a permit, and may be fined any sum not to exceed $2,000.00.

    All permits MUST be prominently posted at site for the entire duration of the project.



    Contractor Registration


    ALL Contractors performing work within the City of Jacksboro jurisdiction must be registered with the City and provide proof of commercial general liability insurance for claims of property damage or bodily injury.

    Contractor Registration Form



    Commercial Permit Applications


    Certificate of Occupancy Application

    Building Permit Application

    HVAC Permit Application

    Sign Permit Application

    Site Plan & Checklist (required with all permit applications)




    Residential Permits


    Building Permit Application

    Fence Permit Application

    HVAC Permit Application

    Site Plan Checklist (required with all permit applications)

     

    RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY INSPECTION


    Residential Rental Property Safety Inspection Checklist
     
     
     

    Inspections


    Please contact City Hall at 940-567-6321 for permit information.

    To request inspections call Countywide Inspection line- 940-521-0407. Inspections requested by 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday will be performed the next business day.