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The Inspection Services Department is the agency responsible for the provisions, codes and ordinances associated with building, environmental, health, and fire safety.

This department has several components, each designed to improve building and life safety, produce a more stable community, and reduce the incidence of fires and fire loss. Customer service coupled with the impartial application of the city's various codes and ordinances are paramount in the operations of this department. The building, health, plumbing, gas, mechanical, and fire codes meet nationally recognized standards and are augmented by local ordinances concerning a variety of issues including signs, flood plains, fences, septic systems, arson investigation, abatement of weeded lots, and substandard housing, etc.

We currently operate under
  • 2009 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2011 National Electric Code (NEC)

Adopt-A-Block Program
Offered to volunteers who want to make a positive difference in the City of Nacogdoches.  The goal of Adopt-A-Block is to provide a clean, healthy, and attractive community. Volunteers monitor, and coordinate with the city litter pickup on streets within the city of limits of Nacogdoches.

If you are interested in adopting a block, street, neighborhood, or subdivision or if you have any questions concerning this organization, please contact

Code Enforcement Department
(936) 559-2558.

Adopt a Block Terms and Conditions

David McNeese
Inspector/ Plan Review
Ph: (936) 559-2555

Angela Sowell
Code Officer/ Health Inspector
Ph:(906) 559-2558

PO Box 635030
Nacogdoches, TX 75963-5030
Phone: (936) 559-2551
Fax: (936) 559-2901