Building Inspection

The City of Kilgore Recognizes the Importance of Safe Construction

Mission Statement

To ensure public safety through the enforcement of various construction codes and to foster a cooperative relationship with developers and contractors.

The Building Department is responsible for:

  • Enforcing adopted building codes and standards to protect life and property for those who work, live or work in the City of Kilgore.
  • Reviewing and approving plans and issuing permits of all new construction, additions, basement finish, remodeling retaining walls, etc.
  • Making routine and scheduled inspections during each phase of construction.
  • Enforcing State licensing laws for contractors, engineers and architects.

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