Building Inspection

Mission Statement

The mission of the Building Inspections Department is to ensure that minimum requirements established through the ICC are met to safeguard the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Fate.


Our purpose is striving to achieve excellence in all facets of building inspections. We are committed to providing quality services to all citizens through innovation and excellence in customer service. Through education and cooperation we can build positive working relationships within the building community, consumers and citizens.

Adopted Codes

City of Fate Adopted Codes 
  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code 
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2020 National Electric Code
  • 2018 Fuel Gas Code 
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code 
Notice letter

Guide to Permitting

Inspections & Contractors

- Contractors must request inspections through the MyGov System.

- Homeowners may call our office or send an email to [email protected] to request an inspection.

- Popular MyGov System Pages:

Garage Sale License

Obtaining a license for your upcoming garage sale is easy and done completely online. The process does not require City staff - once you complete the three step process you'll be able to download and print your garage sale license. Things to know before getting started:
  1. There is NO FEE to obtain a garage sale license
  2. The online garage sale licensing process takes approximately 90 seconds
  3. Garage sales cannot last longer than 72-hours (e.g. Thursday, 10 am to Sunday, 10 am)
  4. At least 7 calendar days from the beginning of the preceding garage sale must elapse before another garage sale can lawfully occur (e.g. starts Thursday, 10 am - next garage sale cannot start until the following Thursday, 10 am)
  5. A maximum of 3 garage sales are authorized in any calendar year
To get started with licensing your garage sale please complete the  online garage sale application. 
  1. You must create a collaborator account to apply
  2. VERY IMPORTANT - On step 2, at top of page, you MUST "set" the "start date". The date you select should be the date when your garage sale is planned to start.

Annual Alarm Registration and Annual Convenience Store Registration 

To get started with your annual alarm registration please  complete the online alarm registration application

  1. You must create a collaborator account to apply
  2. This application is for commercial and residential properties 


To get started with your annual convenience store  registration please  complete the online convenience store application

  1. There is no fee for this registration
  2. This must be updated with any change of ownership or management