Plan Review & Field Service Inspections

​Plan Review & Field Service Inspections

​2021 Residential Energy Code

For Residential new construction and addition permit applications filed prior to May 12, 2023:

You must provide the Dallas Energy Code Compliance Certificate at the end of the project. Third-Party Energy Code providers have two methods with which to submit the form:

  1. Email the "2015 version"  Dallas Energy Code Compliance Certificate to; or,
  2. Upload the form to
     (Note: contractor’s providers must first be registered.) 

For Residential new construction and addition permit applications filed on or after May 12, 2023:

  1. Provide the new Dallas Residential Energy Compliance Path Form signed by a registered third-party energy provider with the application of a building permit for new one-and-two-family construction and additions to existing one-and-two-family structures. 
  2. A Compliance Path Form is not required to be submitted with the application for remodel permits. However, a Compliance Certificate is required at the end of the project.
  3. City of Dallas staff will sign off on the "Energy" process ("Energy" forms must be approved and on file) before the building final inspection may be approved.
  4. Third-Party Energy Code Providers have two options with which to submit the form:
List of Registered Energy Code Third Party Providers
NCTCOG Regional Codes Approved ACH Tradeoff Guidance
Residential Buildings Compliance Certificate (form) - Effective May 12, 223
Residential Buildings Compliance Path (form) - Effective May 12, 2023
Energy Code Remodels / Renovations (form) – Residential