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  • The City of Italy is looking for a Public Works Maintenance Worker.  See the article for more details.   

Building Inspections

Contact Information

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Monday – Friday (Holiday Schedule)

Phone: (972) 483-7329
Fax: (972) 483-5532
After-hours water service: 972-483-6212
(This includes breaks and leaks in water mains and stoppages in sewer lines.)

161 West Main Street, P.O. Box 840, Italy, TX 76651


To ensure commercial buildings and residential homes constructed, altered, or maintained in the City of Italy meet recognized standard for quality of life and building safety.

  • In order to facilitate this responsibility we provide a full range of plan review and construction inspection services to support enforcement of the International Codes.


An inspection will be required before any foundation, framing, electrical or plumbing is covered up.  If you are installing a traditional water heater,  a permit is required.  Remember, you will also need a permit to install a sprinkler system for your yard.


  • Process permits and review plans for all remodeling and new construction.
  • Conduct inspections for all permits issued upon client request.
  • Enforce Codes to ensure public safety.
  • Respond to citizen complaints regarding non-permitted structures and work.
  • Share information on construction procedures and code requirements.
  • Manage and maintain records for all permits issued within the City.

Building Codes

  1. Please see the City’s Code of Ordinances to view the current Building Codes used.
  2. Building Permit Application
  3. Contractor Registration Form
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