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Planning and Development

The Planning and Development Department seeks to make Fort Worth the most livable city in Texas by promoting orderly growth and development, safe construction and neighborhood vitality.

Pay for alarm permits onlineOnline payments are now available for commercial and residential burglar alarm permits.

Permit Application Appointments

Appointments are now available to apply for building, trade, contractor registrations and certificate of occupancy permits. Call 817-392-2222 and choose option nine to schedule an appointment or for additional information.

Electronic Document Review

In the City Fort Worth’s ongoing efforts to improve our service and be more accessible to our customers, The Planning and Development Department is proud to introduce Electronic Document Review as part of our online permitting system. This new functionality allows citizens and customers to apply for permits, pay most fees, upload documents for review, and receive/answer comments online for the most common building permits and zoning/platting functions. Most applications can be completed without ever coming to City Hall.



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City Hall, Lower Level
1000 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Randle Harwood


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