Building Inspection


DALLAS THIRD PARTY​

Sustainable Development and Construction

Building Inspection

Dallas' Third Party Green Building Program

​In September 2011, the City of Dallas began to accept third party plan review and inspection results for the "Green Building Program". Registration as a third party provider is required and attendance at an orientation is mandatory.

Third party providers will be registered at 2 categories. The categories are for single family and commercial buildings. The orientations will provide specific requirements for each of these categories. Under the amended Phase-2 program the provider qualification requirements are as listed below.

City of Dallas Third Party Green Provider Orientation – Commercial

City of Dallas Third Party Green Provider Orientation – Residential

Requirements to become a Residential Green Provider:

  1. A third party provider must hold one or more of the following current certifications by:
    • ICC: Green Building certifications for Plan review and inspections; Residential
    • USGBC: LEED AP with specialty; Residential (Refer: www.usgbc.org for more information)
    • Green Built Texas Verifier; Residential
  2. Minimum 2 years documented experience in green building in one of the following:
    • Design
    • Construction
    • Management, or
    • Inspection
  3. Attend and complete a mandatory training program by the City of Dallas.
  4. Pass Dallas Green Building Code exam administered by the City of Dallas (at the end of training).

Requirements to become a Commercial Green Provider:

  1. A third party provider must hold one or more of the following current certifications by:
    • ICC: Green Building certification: IgCC Commercial Plans Examiner; (Refer:www.iccsafe.org for more information)
    • ICC: Green Building certification: IgCC Commercial Inspector; (Refer: www.iccsafe.org for more information)
    • USGBC: LEED AP with specialty; Commercial (Refer: www.usgbc.org for more information)
  2. Minimum 2 years documented experience in green building in one of the following:
    • Design
    • Construction
    • Management, or
    • Inspection
  3. Attend and complete a mandatory training program by City of Dallas.
  4. Pass Dallas Green Building Code exam administered by the City of Dallas (at the end of training).            Listed below is the schedule for the classes. Interested individuals can sign up for a class by contacting Meenal Chauk via email at meenal.chauk@dallascityhall.com, or via phone (214) 948-4091.
  • None scheduled at this time – Residential Class from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday; September 20, 2017 – Commercial Class from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Please Note:

  • There will be only 25 seats available per class.
  • Class on a particular date will get rescheduled if there are less than 10 registrations per class.
  • You are required to send a copy of your credentials and verifiable documented experience by email to meenal.chauk@dallascityhall.com prior to the orientation class you are scheduled for.
  • Please enclose detailed information about your 2 years experience in working on green buildings along with a notarized affidavit.
  • We also suggest you to have the 2012 IgCC with you when you come for the commercial class, as you will need to refer to it for the exam. You can order it online at iccsafe.org.
  • We will have a few books available at the orientation that can be used by the third party providers for testing.
  • It is going to be an open book 60 minute test with 50 questions.
  • Lunch (not provided by the City of Dallas) break will be an hour approximately from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

Location 
Oak Cliff Municipal Center 
320 E. Jefferson Blvd. 
Conference Room # 300 

Registration for this orientation is required. Please register via email to Meenal.Chauk@dallascityhall.com for the date and time that you intend to attend. A confirmation will be returned to you via email. Additional orientation events will be scheduled on a monthly basis.