Texas Permit, Building Code & Licensing Information

Department of Licensing and Regulation
PO Box 12157
Phone: (512) 539-5735
Fax: (512) 539-5736


Texas Permit, Building Code & Licensing Information

State Website http://www.state.tx.us
State Licensing Specialty contractor licensing may be required but general contractor licensing is not required by the State of Texas. Local jurisdictions may also require licensing.
State Building Code The State of Texas has adopted the 2006 International Building Code ( 2006 IBC), 2006 International Residential Code (2006 IRC), 2006 International Fire Code (IFC 2006), International Mechanical Code (2006 IMC), 2006 International Plumbing Code (2006 IPC), 2006 International Fuel Gas Code (2006 IFGC), 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (2006 IECC), 2006 International Existing Building Code (2006 IEBC).  International Private Sewage Disposal Code (IPSDC), International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), International Code Council Performance Code (ICCPC), International Urban Wildlife Interface Code (IUWIC), International Zoning Code (IZC), are all handled by local jurisdictions.

Jurisdictions authorized by state law to adopt later editions of of IBC, IRC, IPC, IMC, IFGC, and IECC.

State Licensing Division http://www.license.state.tx.us/LicenseSearch/
State Fire Marshall http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/fire/indexfm.html
State Environmental Permit http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/


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