The Building Permits and Inspections Department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the City's adopted construction codes. Before starting any construction or home improvement task, we encourage you to review our Frequently Asked Questions, Code of Ordinances, or contact our staff for additional information. We will be more than happy to assist you in any way possible ensure that your project is in compliance with applicable codes.
The City of Big Spring has adopted the 2012 International Building Codes and the 2011 National Electric Code. You can view the Adoption of Codes section of the Code of Ordinances to learn more about the individual local code amendments. All adopted ICC codes are available for purchase through the International Code Council website.