Building Code & Inspection Information

Welcome to the city of Sherman Building Inspections. We are here to assist residents
and contractors by providing a safe working environment and to ensure compliance of
the building codes, ordinances, regulations and standards set forth by the city and
other regulatory agencies are met by issuing permits when required, reviewing plans
and performing necessary inspections on buildings and structures during the construction

Building Codes
The city of Sherman has adopted the following Codes:
  • 2011 National Electrical Code
  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2009 International Existing Building Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Plumbing Code
  • 2009 International Residential Code


All inspections may be scheduled by calling our 24-Hour Inspection Request Line at
903-892-7032. You may order all adopted codes through the International Code Council.

Department Information:
Building Official
Scott Shadden
Administrative Secretary
Patsy Reeves
Electrical / Plan Review
Jackie Harmon
Plumbing / Mechanical / Irrigation
Larry Bollier
Substandard Structures  Byrle White

Additional Information
For any questions you may have, please call the Building and Zoning Department at 903-892-7229.