Inspections Services

Duties & Responsibilities

The Inspections Services Division is responsible for building permits, plan review and inspection-related services. The division provides the public with minimum requirements for construction within the community while ensuring compliance with applicable zoning regulations and construction-related codes and ordinances.

For More Information

The staff is ready to assist you with answering any questions related to construction or if you are considering building, remodeling or expanding your home and/or business. Valuable information for developing your plans is easily available from the staff of the Inspection Services Division.

​Building Codes

The City of La Porte recently approved the 2018 Building Code editions and the 2020 National Electrical Code to be effective November 28, 2020.


January 1, 2020 (New Year's)
April 10, 2020 (Good Friday)
May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day)
July 3, 2020 (Independence Day)
September 7, 2020 (Labor Day)
November 26-27, 2020 (Thanksgiving)
December 24-25, 2020 (Christmas)
January 1, 2021 (New Year's)