Building Department Newsletter

About the Division 

The Building Division's goal is to safeguard the public health, safety, and general welfare through compliance with the adopted building codes, ordinances, policies and procedures affiliated with structural strength, means of egress, sanitation, ventilation, lighting and energy conservation. 

The Building Division reviews plans for all properties within the City of Fredericksburg and performs inspections related to development.

Adopted Codes and Ordinances
The City of Fredericksburg's current adopted Building codes are

    2015 International Building Code
    2015 International Residential Code
    2015 International Plumbing Code
    2015 International Mechanical Code
    2014 National Electric Code        
    2015 International Energy Conservation Code     
    City of Fredericksburg Code of Ordinances
    All State and Federal Laws

  1. Kyle Staudt

    Building Inspector

  2. Michael Erwin

    Building Inspector

  3. Karen Kirchner

    Permits & Inspections Technician

  4. Inspections

  5. Permits

Updated Building Permit Department Office Hours: (effective May 1, 2023)

Walk-ins welcome              AFTER 10 am (M-W & F)

Walk-ins welcome              Thursdays 10 am - 1:30 pm

Building Department Closed Thursdays 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

All Permit Applications are available online at and may be submitted by e-mail to at any time.

To request an inspection, please call the inspection hotline @ (830)990-2056 or via email at