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.

    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 License & Registration Form

    Permit Applications


    Building Project Permit

    Burn Permit

    Commercial Certificate of Occupancy

    Electrical Permit

    Fence Permit

    Garage Sale Permit

    Mechanical Permit
     
    Plumbing Permit
     
    Sign Permit
     

    Inspections


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

    To schedule an inspection call City Hall at 940-567-6321.