Joshua City Hall 101 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

(817) 558-7447

Permits & Inspections


We are committed to providing all current and future citizens quality service related to development through the use of modern practices in engineering, architecture, public health, and quality assurance management with a team of people dedicated to professional excellence and customer satisfaction. We strive to accomplish these tasks efficiently, effectively, and with accountability to the community we serve.

When is a Permit Required

The best way to find out if you need a permit is to contact a Joshua Building Inspections representative. Discussing your plans with a representative, before beginning construction or making a modification, will determine whether you need a permit.  Even if a permit is not needed, a representative will answer code questions and may provide valuable advice.

Schedule Building Inspections

All inspections must be scheduled by calling the inspection request line at (817) 558-3999.

The City of Joshua has adopted the following Codes:

  • 2015 International Energy Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2020 National Electric Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018 Pool and Spa Code

Ordinance 653-2016 Adopting Building Codes with Amendments

Development Services Director Aaron Maldonado 

Aaron Maldonado
Dev. Services Director
Michael Freier
Senior Building Inspector
Cheryl McClain
Permit Clerk
Christina Austin
Admin. Assistant

Texas 8-1-1: Check Before You Dig

Whether you’re planting a tree or building an office tower, you first must check the location of gas lines and other vital utilities.