Inspections and Permits

Inspection Requirements

All construction or work for which a permit is required shall be inspected by the City Building Inspector. All work should remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved. 

To schedule an inspection, please contact the Permit Clerk by calling 210-655-0022 ext 2430. Inspection requests require a 24 hour minimum notification and called in before 3:30 PM.  When requesting an inspection, you must provide the   point of contact information, project address, type of inspection, and permit number.

Required Inspections (Based on Type of Work)

Type of ConstructionRequired Inspections
New constructionBuilding final
Flatwork
Frame
Insulation
Pre pour (foundation)
Rough-in electrical
Rough-in mechanical
Rough-in plumbing
Top out
TOPS
MechanicalFinal inspection
Rough-in (if necessary)
PlumbingFinal inspection
Gas test (if necessary)
Rough-in
Sewer
Top out
Tunnel
Tunnel
Water heater
ElectricalRough-in
Final
RoofFinal
Accessory Building
Final
FoundationFinal Engineer’s Report
IrrigationFinal
FenceFinal
RemodelFinal