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Construction Inspection

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City construction inspectors oversee all construction activities within Germantown City limits except commercial and residential buildings, which are inspected by the Shelby County Construction Code Enforcement.

This inspection work includes:
• Verifying compliance with City development contracts related to approved construction plans and
  specifications (materials, installations and workmanship)
• Inspection of all public and private road building including curb and gutters, sub grade, pavement
  base and asphalt pavement
• Inspection of public and private water and sewer utility installations
• Inspection of approved grading and drainage work on public and private projects
• Inspection of stormwater erosion control installations for compliance with City and state ordinances
  and regulations
• Any construction work within City rights-of-way including sidewalk installation and repairs and
  driveway aprons
• Construction plans review for proposed projects to insure compliance with City Standards
• Investigation of citizen concerns related to construction activities

For information regarding required construction permits and inspections, contact Regina Gibson at or (901) 757-7213.

Choose a topic below for details.

“As-built” requirements
Grading and Tree Removal Permit
Homebuilder Stormwater Guidelines

Standard City of Germantown Specifications
Sewer Construction
Water Construction

Standard Construction Details for Storm Drainage 
Special Headwall and Spillway Type C 
Type D Headwall and Wingwalls 
Type E Headwall
Inlet Type 6-72 Modified
Standard Inlet No. 10 Modified
Standard Inlet No. 3070
Special Inlet S-11
Grating-Square Bee Hive No. 3070
Rim and Grating No. 10
Rim and Grating No. 11
3'x3' Inlet
Catch Basin Standard 6-72
Twin 6-72 Inlet
Flexible Pipe Bedding
Jack and Bore Detail

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