Adopted Codes

Residential and Commercial Adopted Codes

On August 21, 2018, the Rowlett City Council approved ordinance ORD-022-18 (PDF) which updated the Building Codes used by the Inspections Department. Builders and contractors must follow these Codes when completing a job. Below are the new codes and approved amendments that shall be used when submitting plans for permitting.

For more information, please contact the Building Inspections Department at 972-412-6125.

Building Codes - (links are currently being updated)

Rowlett Development Code - Code of Ordinances

Chapter 77 offers information on general provisions for development in the city, zoning, and regulates uses within the city. Chapter 78 provides information on the City of Rowlett adopting the International Building Codes with Rowlett's amendments.

Chapter 77 - Development Code and Chapter 78 - Building Regulations

Texas Administrative Code

Rowlett adopted the regulations of the Texas State Law known as the Texas Administrative Code regarding irrigation (sprinkler installation) in Rowlett.

If you have any questions, please contact Blake Scott, Building Official at 972-412-6126.