The City of Texas City Building Department is responsible for reviewing project plans, issuing building permits, inspecting all types of construction and remodeling projects as well as issuing certificates of completion or certificates of occupancy when all requirements are met. Permits enable the City to enforce the life-safety provisions of the building codes in Texas.

These codes are a minimum standard, protecting life, health, property and public welfare by insuring public and private buildings meet a quality standard set for all buildings in the State of Texas.


  • City of Texas City, TX Code of Ordinances
  • The City of Texas City complies with the following codes:
    • International Building Code, (IBC) 2015
    • International Energy Conservation Code, (IECC) 2015
    • International Fuel Gas Code, (IFC) 2015
    • International Mechanical Code (IMC) 2015
    • International Plumbing Code, (IPC) 2015
    • International Property Maintenance Code, (IPMC)
    • International Residential Building, (IRC) 2015
    • National Electrical Code, (NEC) 2014