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Building Inspections

The City of Newcastle Building Inspection Department is responsible for the review, permitting, and inspection of all construction projects within the city. This department enforces regulations pertaining to property maintenance and nuisance abatement, zoning compliance, historic preservation, land disturbance permits, sediment and erosion control and floodplain management. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact our Building Inspector at (405) 387-4427.

Click Here for Our Codified Ordinances

Our Building Permit Fee Schedule may be found at this link.

Inspection Requests

Inspection Requests - 24 Hour Notice

  • We require a minimum of 24-hours notice for all inspections.
  • All inspections, including building, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing should now be scheduled through our inspection hotline ( 405-724-2671 ) . Voicemail and text messaging are supported.
    • Please supply the owners name, permit number, type of inspection needed, and the address of the building site.
    • Inspections are done Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
    • If the work is not ready for inspection upon arrival of the inspector, a re-inspection fee may apply.

Building Codes

Building Codes

The City of Newcastle has adopted the following Code Ordinances found in §150.01 as the codes for construction within the city limits:

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2014 International Electrical Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 National Electric Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 NFPA Life Safety Code

All of the above codes are adopted as amended by the City of Newcastle and the Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission. Please refer to the Code of Ordinances for a complete list of all local amendments or contact the Planning Department.

Inspection List

Inspection List

  1. Foundation inspection- rebar and forms in place prior to concrete installation

  2. Stem wall inspection- (if stem walls are installed in a separate step from slab) Rebar and forms in place prior to concrete installation
  3. Ground plumbing inspection- before concrete slab is installed (supply under pressure and 5’ stack on sewer)
  4. Sheathing inspection- after sheathing is installed before moisture barrier or cornice is installed
  5. Rough electrical- before framing inspection and insulation is installed
  6. Rough Plumbing- (top out and gas) before framing inspection and insulation is installed
  7. Rough mechanical- before framing inspection and insulation is installed
  8. Framing inspection- before insulation and drywall is installed
  9. Final inspections for Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical- all four inspections are to be done at the same time.

Contact Information

Building Inspections

Tim Edwards
Building Inspector

Jack Stallings
Building Inspector

Tyler Cagle
Building Inspector

Janay Greenlee
Director of Planning and Community Development

120 NE 2nd St
Newcastle, OK 73065
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Inspections Hotline: (405) 724-2671
Call to schedule a building inspection

Ph: (405) 387-4508 ext 6


Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 5:00pm

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