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Inspection Information
City of Gainesville
Building Inspections Department
104 West Hird Street
Gainesville, TX  76240

Ph: (940) 668-4540
Fx: (940) 668-4536

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Inspections are required for all permits issued. All work shall remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved by the inspector.

Depending upon the type of permit and work to be performed you may establish an inspection at the time of permitting, or contact our department at 940-668-4540 between 8am and 5pm. 

  • To schedule an inspection you will need the Permit Number or Job Address, and type  of Inspection.
  • Inspections must be called in at least a day in advance; there are no same day inspections.
  • The person performing the work for inspection is responsible for scheduling and ensuring the work is ready for inspection.

                                                                                                                                                                              Countywide Inspections is an inspection agency out of Grahm, Texas. Countywide does all plan reviews as well as inspections for the City of Gainesville Building Inspection Department.

To Schedule an inspection, contact the City of Gainesville, Community Services Deparment at 940-668-4540. Inspections are set up with the City and then forwarded to Countywide. (Do Not contact an inspector to set up an inspection.)


If an inspection fails, there will be fees accessed for a re-inspection:

1st  fail  - $50.00
2nd fail - $85.00
3rd fail - $85.00

*All fees must be paid prior to any re-inspection.