Coastal County Residents
If you are planning to do any construction, alterations, additions or repairs in the counties listed below, you are strongly advised to contact your insurance agent about the Windstorm Inspection Program in order to obtain or maintain windstorm and hail insurance through TWIA or your Insurance Provider.
Coastal Counties and Areas Effected:
Aransas, Brazoria, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Galveston, Jefferson, Kenedy, Kleberg, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Willacy, or in the follwoing cities east of State Highway 146 in Harris County: La Porte, Morgan's Point, Pasadena, Seabrook, or Shore Acres.
While not required for all construction, the following projects typically require an inspection for windstorm insurance purposes:
- New Structures
Windstorm insurance inspections under this program must be made by either a Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) inspector or an engineer who has been appointed by the Commissioner of Insurance.
Important: TDI inspectors are unable to inspect a property after construction is completed. Therefore, all inspections must be made during the construction phase.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please visit the TDI website at: www.tdi.texas.gov/wind or call Windstorm Inspections Program: 1-800-248-6032.