Inspections Requirements

All construction or work for which a permit is required must be inspected by the City Building Inspector. All work should remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved. 

View the Ordinance 2020-025(O) FY20/21 Master Fee Schedule for a complete list of fees 

How do I request an Inspection?

For assistance, view the Customer Help Guide for Requesting an Inspection (PDF) or Viewing Inspection Reports (PDF) Please contact the Permit Department for additional help.

ALL PERMITS ISSUED BEFORE 8/13/2021 must contact the Permits Department. The permits issued before 8/13/2021 will have a nine (9) digit permit number. (Example: 210801059) Inspections for these permits cannot be requested online.

You may also contact the Permit Department by calling 210-655-0022 Ext. 2430 When requesting an inspection, you must provide contact information, project address, type of inspection, and permit number. Inspection results will be posted within 24 hours of the inspection under the "View All Inspections" tab on the online payment portal.

Required Inspections (Based on Type of Work)

All work that is performed needs to be inspected to ensure that it is done in accordance with the applicable codes adopted by the City of Windcrest. If you are unable to find an inspection that pertains to your type of work performed on the list below, please select "Other" and specify on the Inspection Request Form.

Type of ConstructionRequired Inspections
New constructionBuilding final
Flatwork
Frame
Insulation
Pre pour (foundation)
Rough-in electrical
Rough-in mechanical
Rough-in plumbing
Top out
TOPS
MechanicalFinal inspection
Rough-in (if necessary)
PlumbingFinal inspection
Gas test (if necessary)
Rough-in
Sewer
Top out
Tunnel
Tunnel
Water heater
ElectricalRough-in
Final
RoofFinal
Accessory Building
Final
FoundationFinal Engineer’s Report
IrrigationFinal
FenceFinal
RemodelFinal