Inspections and Permits

Inspection Requirements

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

Beginning October 1, 2020, new fees will be implemented for residential, commercial and fire inspections; residential and commercial permits. Please refer to the adopted Ordinance 2020-025(O) FY20/21 Master Fee Schedule.

How do I request an Inspection?

For assistance, please refer to the the Customer Help Guide for Requesting an Inspection or Viewing Inspection Reports. Please contact the Permit Clerk for additional help.

ALL PERMITS ISSUED BEFORE 8/13/2021 will fill out the form below to process an online request. The permits issued before 8/13/2021 will have a nine (9) digit permit number. (Example: 210801059) Inspections for these permits cannot be requested through MGO.

You may also contact the Permit Clerk by calling 210-655-0022 ext 2430. Inspection requests require a 24 hour minimum notification and must be requested before 3:30 PM on the business day prior to the desired date. When requesting an inspection, you must provide the point of 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
Pre pour (foundation)
Rough-in electrical
Rough-in mechanical
Rough-in plumbing
Top out
MechanicalFinal inspection
Rough-in (if necessary)
PlumbingFinal inspection
Gas test (if necessary)
Top out
Water heater
Accessory Building
FoundationFinal Engineer’s Report