Building Safety

The Building Safety Department is committed, through a cooperative effort with our residents, to providing outstanding service by ensuring commercial buildings and residential homes constructed, altered or maintained in Mansfield meet the recognized standard for overall quality of life and building safety.

Code Adoption

The City of Mansfield has adopted the 2018 Building Codes with an effective date of Aug. 1, 2019.

Building Information and Codes

Construction Hours 

Allowable construction hours in all zoning districts are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Central Standard Time. Outdoor construction activities are not allowed during the following days:

  1. Sundays 
  2. During the following designated holidays:
    • New Year's Day
    • Thanksgiving
    • Christmas

Construction Hours Appeals  

Outdoor construction hours may be appealed to the City Manager's Office on a case-by-case basis when unique circumstances prevail. Contact Nicolette Allen for information. Appeals must be in writing, state the specific dates and times of the proposed outdoor construction activity and must include a basis for the request.