office 325.625.4116
fax 325.625.5837

 

 PERMITS
Connie Echols
(325)625-2621
Located inside City Hall

Responsibilities:

·         Receiving Plans for Construction

·         Getting Approvals

·         Issuing Permits

·         Receiving Inspection Calls

·         Sending Inspectors out to do Inspections

 

MINIMUM 24 HOUR NOTICE REQUIRED FOR ALL INSPECTIONS

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PERMIT INFORMATION FOR THE APPLICANT

  1. A permit may be issued to the Homeowner if they live at the address where the work is being done. The Homeowner is only allowed to work on their Homestead.

  2. The Building Official has the authority to revoke a permit or approval if, during the course of construction, the permit holder does not comply with the terms of the permit.

  3. Permits are good for 180 days or 6 months. If work is not done within the 6 months a new permit must be issued.

  4. By signing a permit you are agreeing that the said construction shall conform to the ordinances of this jurisdiction including the zoning ordinance and may be revoked at any time upon violation of any provisions of the ordinances.

  5. You must call (325)625-2621 for inspections to be scheduled and our inspectors must have 24 hour notice to do these inspections.

 

REQUIRED INSPECTIONS

Building

  1. Elevation Certification. To be made prior to foundation inspection.

  2. Foundation Inspection. To be made after trenches are excavated and forms erected.

  3. Frame Inspection. To be made after the roof, all framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place, all concealed wiring, all pipes, chimneys, ducts, and vents are complete.

  4. Roof Deck Inspection. To be made prior to installation of roof finish materials.

  5. Insulation Inspection. To be made after all penetrations have been sealed and insulation is in place.

  6. Flood proofing Inspection. To be made when flood proofing measures are put in place.

  7. Gypsum Board Inspection. To be made after lathing and gypsum board are in place.

  8. Final Inspection. To be made after the building is completed and ready for occupancy.

Electrical

  1. Construction Meter Loop. To be made when temporary pole has been set.

  2. Underground Inspection. To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, conduit or cable installed, and before any backfill is put in place.

  3. Rough-in Inspection. To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking, and bracing is in place and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.

  4. Meter Loop Inspection. To be made when the service entrance is in place, main disconnect has been installed, and a means to secure the service is in place.

  5. Final Inspection. To be made after the building is complete, all required electrical fixtures are in place and properly connected or protected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Plumbing

  1. Elevation Certification. To be made prior to the installation of plumbing elements installed in the floodplain.

  2. Underground Inspection. To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place.

  3. Rough-in Inspection. To be made after all water, waste and vent piping has been installed in the foundation and prior to concrete being placed.

  4. Stack-out Inspection. To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing is in place and all soil, waste and vent piping is complete, and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.

  5. Required Tests. To be made as is applicable to the requirements of the plumbing code.

  6. Final Inspection. To be made after the building is complete, all plumbing fixtures are in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Mechanical

  1. Underground inspection. To be made after trenches or ditches are excavated, underground duct and fuel piping installed, and before any backfill is put in place.

  2. Rough-in Inspection. To be made after the roof, framing, fire blocking and bracing are in place and all ducting, and other concealed components are complete, and prior to the installation of wall or ceiling membranes.

  3. Final Inspection. To be made after the building is complete, the mechanical system is in place and properly connected, and the structure is ready for occupancy.

Gas

  1. Rough Piping Inspection. To be made after all new piping authorized by the permit has been installed, and before any such piping has been covered or concealed or any fixtures or gas appliances have been connected.

  2. Final Piping Inspection. To be made after all piping authorized by the permit has been installed and after all portions which are to be concealed by plastering or otherwise have been so concealed, and before any fixtures or gas appliances have been connected. This inspection shall include a pressure test.

  3. Final Inspection. To be made on all new gas work authorized by the permit and such portions of existing systems as may be affected by new work or any changes, to insure compliance with all the requirements of this Code and to assure that the installation and construction of the gas system is in accordance with reviewed plans.

Engineering

  1. Erosion Control Inspection. To be made after all measures are in place for the control of storm water runoff.

  2. Grade Inspection. To be made prior to placement of concrete for curb and gutter work.

  3. Pre-placement Inspection. To be made after forms are in place and required steel reinforcement is in place.

  4. Density Test. To be made for the verification of proper compaction of fill material in public right-of-way.

  5. Asphalt Repair. To be made for any work along a roadway to determine if a repair is required.

  6. Construction Final. To be made after all work has been completed.

Written Release

Work shall not be done on any part of a building, structure, electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining a written release. Such written release shall be given only after an inspection has been made of each successive step in the construction or installation as indicated by each of the foregoing three inspections.

Reinforcing Steel and Structural Frames

Reinforcing steel or structural frame work of any part of any building or structure shall not be covered or concealed without first obtaining a release from the Building Inspector.

Stop Work Order

Whenever any inspector finds any work regulated by International Codes being performed in a manner contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, the inspector is authorized to issue a stop work order.

Certificate of Occupancy

Upon the successful completion of all required inspections, a Certificate of Occupancy will be issued. The Certificate of Occupancy is granted with the understanding that if a change in use or the building is altered or added onto, then the Certificate is null and void.

City Ordinance 1115, Ch 3 Building Regulations, Article 3.05 Electrical Code, Section 3.05.002 Installation of meters and meter loops:  As of the date of this article, all new and/or replacement residential meter services shall have the service drop extending through and at least three (3) feet above the roof overhang (eve) of the roof of the residence for which the service is being wired. All installations must have a disconnect box wired at the meter. An appropriate weather head shall be installed, the service drop securely anchored to the roof and wired to the meter base according to International Electrical Code standards. Manufactured homes, accessory buildings, garages, carports and structures without roof overhang or eves, shall install a pole mounted service drop, meter base and disconnect box. All work must be permitted by the city, meet the minimum standards set under the International Electrical Code and pass inspection by the city's electrical inspector. The city reserves the right to refuse electric service if installations fail to meet the above standards. (Ordinance 1115 adopted 12/17/09)   

City Ordinance 1115:

 

OFFICIALS:

Connie Echols,  Permit Officer/Code Enforcement Officer
200 W Live Oak Coleman, TX 76834
Phone # (325)625-4116 Ext: 144 or (325)625-2621
Email:
cityinsp@web-access.net or colemanpermits@gmail.com

 

David Martinez, Building Official

Sonny McGinn, Building & Mechanical Inspector

Creston Olinger, Plumbing & Gas Inspector

David Harrison, Electrical Inspector

Jimmy Watson, Fire Marshall