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Environmental Use Agreements

Fort Worth property owners or their consultants may require access to city right-of-ways or other city property to conduct subsurface environmental sampling or install monitoring wells to assess possible contamination stemming from their properties. These activities require a right-of-way use agreement between the property owner and the City. The procedure for obtaining the agreement is spelled out in Part II, Chapter 12.5 of the city's Environmental Protection and Compliance Code.

The procedure is a two-step process:

  • The informal request, which provides preliminary information to Code Compliance/Environmental Quality.
  • The formal request, which provides detailed information about the sampling/monitoring well.

For more information on subsurface environmental sampling or monitoring wells, contact:

Roger Grantham, Environmental Supervisor
Code Compliance/Environmental Management
City of Fort Worth
200 Texas St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817-392-8592
Fax: 817-392-6359

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The City of Fort Worth Code Compliance Environmental Quality Division and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Small Business Assistance will be available to answer questions about the TPDES general industrial storm water permit and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) requirements. Feb. 27, 9 -10:30 a.m.

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