The Building Inspections office is open with social distancing practices in place. The public is encouraged to conduct business by phone, email and web to the extent possible.
Effective March 1, 2022
New 2021 International Construction Codes & 2020 National Electric Codes
- Bathtub and Shower Space Receptacles (PDF)
- Foundation Repair Contract Announcement Revised (PDF)
- New Building & Fire Codes (PDF)
- List of Significant Changes (PDF)
- Electrical Code Local Amendments (PDF)
- 2020 NEC Changes - Exterior Emergency Disconnect (PDF)
- 2020 NEC Changes - Receptacles in Island & Peninsular Countertops (PDF)
Construction Codes (effective march 01, 2022)
- International Building Code 2021 edition as amended
- International Energy Code, 2021 edition as amended
- International Fire Code, 2021 edition as amended in Chapter 11, Killeen Code of Ordinances
- International Fuel Gas Code, 2021 edition as amended
- International Mechanical Code, 2021 edition as amended
- International Plumbing Code, 2021 edition as amended
- International Property Maintenance Code, 2021 edition as amended
- International Residential Code, 2021 edition as amended
- National Electrical Code, 2020 edition as amended (local amendments (PDF))
- Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, City of Killeen Ordinance, Chapter 12
- Landscaping Regulations - City of Killeen Ordinance, Chapter 31
- Parking and Loading - City of Killeen Ordinance, Chapter 31
- Subdivision Regulations: City of Killeen Ordinance, Chapter 26
- Zoning Regulations: (Land Use, Parking, Signage, etc.), City of Killeen Ordinance, Chapter 31
- Architectural Barriers Act, TDLR
- Asbestos Regulations, TDH
- Bell County Regulation/Food Establishments
- Bell County Regulation I, Sewage Disposal
- Certificate of Occupancy Guidance
- State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, Regulations for Access Driveways to State Highways
- Texas Architects Registration Act (Article 249a, V.A.C.S)
- Texas Engineering Practice Act (Article 3271a, V.A.C.S)
DESIGN PROFESSIONAL FLOW CHARTS
CAR WASH (FUNDRAISERS)
Certificate of Occupancy for Business
- It is unlawful to open a place of business without first obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy. Fines upon conviction can cost up to $2000.
- A new Certificate of Occupancy (CO) is required when there is a change of owner, change of business name, change of tenant, or change of use.
- A new water account cannot be set up without applying for a CO with the Building Inspections Department.
- Fees for CO are $90 application fee plus a $10 technology application fee.
For more information, contact the Permit Office at 254-501-7762 (press 2)