About the DivisionThe 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
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 www.FBGtx.org/890/permit-applications and may be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com at any time.
To request an inspection, please call the inspection hotline @ (830)990-2056 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.