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Development Services

Development Services is a division of the City of Mansfield which performs ordinance enforcement in the areas of construction, zoning, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and signage activities. Development Services also reviews plans prior to permit issuance and performs general field inspections of commercial and residential construction.


Inspecting a building

Inspections is responsible for the inspection of buildings during construction to ensure compliance with the approved construction plans and all governing building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, municipal and state codes.

To Request Inspections:

Contractors need to call the 24-hour recorded inspection line at (817) 276-4269 to request an inspection. Please speak clearly and leave the following information: the correct property address, including any suite numbers; the specific inspection needed; a contact telephone number in case we have any questions.

All inspections called in before 3:00pm will be done the next business day. If you need to cancel an inspection that was called in, you need to call the office number at (817) 276-4220 before 9:00am to let us know.


Getting a permit for construction projects

Most construction projects require permits to be obtained before work can begin. Many of these projects must be performed by a licensed and/or registered contractor.

Visit the permitting / registration page and learn about the permitting process and how you can register your contractor's license in Mansfield.

Visit the permitting and licensing page.


Code Compliance ensures that citizens and businesses abide by the Mansfield City Code of Ordinances and protects the safety, health, and welfare of the City of Mansfield by addressing issues such as illegal home occupations, outside storage violations, and unsafe structures. Visit the code compliance page to learn about the more common violations.

Visit the Code Compliance page.

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