Building Inspection

Mission Statement

The Building Inspection Division is dedicated to the enforcement of the community's standards for safety, health, state and local construction codes and provides, efficient plan review, inspections and code enforcement, through the review of applications, building plans, construction documents, and on-site inspections by specially qualified personnel.

The office maintains licenses, insurance and bonds of the various contractors, assuring current effective dates before issuing a permit to build. Follow-up and on-site inspections are performed for compliance during construction phases.

2018 International Code Council (ICC) Codes

International Code Council MemberNotice: The City of Odessa has adopted the 2018 ICC codes which will go into effect July 1, 2018. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

The 2018 City Amendments to 2018 ICC Codes which will go into effect July 1, 2018.

Fee Schedule

Notice: The City of Odessa has adopted a new fee schedule which will go into effect January 16, 2018. 

View the Master Permit Fee Schedule effective January 16, 2018 (PDF).