Residential Permit Information
Permits are required for:
- Building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits are all required for new residential construction.
- Changing, moving or repairing walls, floors, ceilings, windows, and doors, etc. requires a Building Permit.
- Changing, moving or repairing electrical requires an Electrical Permit.
- Changing, moving or repairing mechanical requires a Mechanical Permit.
- Changing, moving or repairing plumbing requires a Plumbing permit
Types of Permits
- New Residential
- Accessory Buildings (non-habitable and does not include carports, detached garages)
- Retaining Walls
- Detached Garages (non-habitable)
- Attached Garage Conversions
- Living Quarters Over Detached Garages
- Covered Patios and Porches
- Model Home Conversion
- Conversion Between Duplex and Single Family
- Accessory Dwelling Unit
Call 817-392-8115 for more information on issues not covered here.
Permit Fee Schedules
- Platting, Zoning and Board of Adjustment
- Electrical and Sign
- Building Fee Estimator
Electrical, mechanical and plumbing fees include a Fee Estimation worksheet. You can estimate your building permit fees by selecting the Building Fee Estimator link. You will need to know the occupancy code for commercial construction permit fee estimates. For residential, occupancy code R is for the dwelling structure and occupancy code U is for garage, carport or other structure.