The AIA Dallas Codes & Standards Committee provides up to date information and education on codes and standards as they relate to the AIA Dallas membership.


Development Services

Per Shahla Layendecker, AIA,CBO, City of Dallas Chief Building Code Administrator/Chief Building Inspector:

Please refer the following for appropriate Development Services contacts:    

General Zoning, General Permit application requirements, Forms and Fees Questions:
biadmin@dallascityhall.com     Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 118

This team can assist you with the following questions: 

  • Zoning [Setbacks, Parking, Zoning Verification letters)    
  • Paper application Process, Permit Submittal Checklist, Forms, Fees, including Addendum

 

Electronic Plan review / Permit Submittal (Project Dox) Questions:
biprojectdox@dallascityhall.com    

This team can assist you with the following questions:    

  • ProjectDox Online Plan Submittal Portal

 

Building Code Questions  

bibuildingcode@dallascityhall.com     Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 105

This team can assist you with the following TECHNICAL questions:    

  • Dallas Building Code [2015 edition of IBC, including Dallas Amendments]
  • Storm Shelter requirements
  • Update on adoption of 2021 edition of Codes

 

Residential Code Questions
biresidential@dallascityhall.com    Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 105

This team can assist you with the following TECHNICAL questions:    

  • Single Family and Duplex Residential Code requirements    
  • Zoning Questions related to Single Family and Duplex projects   

     

Green & Energy Code Questions
bigreencode@dallascityhall.com    Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 105

Electrical Code Questions
albin.kneggs@dallascityhall.com      Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 210

Mechanical & Plumbing Code Questions
terry.johnson@dallascityhall.com      Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 210

Health Code Questions [Restaurants and projects including Food Service areas]
birestaurantplanreview@dallascityhall.com    Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 105

Pre-development Submittal & Questions
predevrequest@dallascityhall.com    Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 101

     

Q-team Submittal & Questions Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 204
lisa.davis@dallascityhall.com
kimberly.ilesanmi@dallascityhall.com    

Sign Questions 
michael.martin2@dallascityhall.com    

 

Central File Questions and Procedures for obtaining files Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room LL29
SDCCentralfiles@dallascityhall.com

 

Addressing Questions    Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 115

kevin.delgado@dallascityhall.com   

bailey.hartnett@dallascityhall.com  

 

Conservation District Questions   Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 105

jenniffer.allgaier@dallascityhall.com   

william.hersch@dallascityhall.com    

 

Landscape / Arborist Questions    Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 105

Sdcarborist@dallascityhall.com    

 

Engineering Department Questions Located at 320 E. Jefferson, Room 200

214-948-4205