Home > News

Development Services expands customer options with video inspections

Posted June 22, 2020

a man holds a phone up toward a house
Live video inspections are a new option for certain permits.

Most inspection services by the city’s Development Services Department continue to be performed as they always have, with one exception: staff has begun performing live video inspections for certain permit types.

Inspection types approved to be performed via video include:

  • Water heaters.
  • Residential mechanical replacements, if the contractor is onsite.
  • Electrical service repairs/change outs, if the electrician is onsite.
  • Foundation repair letters, Picture of letter acceptable to approve and must be uploaded.
  • Windows.
  • Doors.
  • Insulation.
  • Sewer line repair/replacement, if the contractor is onsite.
  • Water line repair/replacement, if the contractor is on site.
  • Interior demo.
  • Saw cuts and/or leave outs.

Customers can schedule video inspections in Accela Citizen Access through the Schedule an Inspection option, the same option typically selected for all other inspections.

View the inspections page.

For all general questions, call 817-392-2222 or email Development Services.

Get articles like this in your inbox. Subscribe to City News.

City News

Calendar

QuickBooks Online Version Series: Part 1 of 6: 9 a.m. July 13, 2020; Online.
Register for this event »

Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission Public Hearing: 2 p.m. July 13, 2020; WebEx.
View the agenda »
Register for this event »

City of Fort Worth Art Commission Special Called Meeting: 5 p.m. July 13, 2020; WebEx.
View the agenda »
Register for this event »

After the Pandemic: How to Buy and Sell a Business: 6 p.m. July 13, 2020; Online.
Register for this event »

Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. July 14, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Plant Combos and Companions: 6 p.m. July 14, 2020; Online Event.
Register for this event »

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises: 6 p.m. July 14, 2020; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
Register for this event »

Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. July 14, 2020; City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Commercial and Residential Boards of Adjustment Public Hearing: 10 a.m. July 15, 2020; WebEx.
View the agenda »
Register for this event »

Emergency Physicians Advisory Board: 1 p.m. July 15, 2020; Virtual.
View the agenda »

Public Hearing Regarding the 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan: 5:30 p.m. July 15, 2020; WebEx.
View the agenda »
Register for this event »

Neighborhood Services Public Hearing: 5:30 p.m. July 15, 2020; WebEx video conference.
Register for this event »

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop (Refresher): 9 a.m. July 16, 2020; East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville.

Urban Design Commission Public Hearing: 10 a.m. July 16, 2020; WebEx.
View the agenda »
Register for this event »

View the full city calendar and current meetings.