Encroachment is when any physical object projects into the city’s right-of-way and/or city-owned easements. The physical object can include any portion of a building, including an awning or a fence for example. It can also include signs and conduits. For additional information, contact Janie Morales at 817-392-7810 or Cassandra Foreman at 817-392-8188.
The Planning & Development director may authorize all encroachments into public Right-of-Way or City-owned easements, with the exception of encroachment requests that fall under the category of “Major Encroachments.” Major encroachments are defined as building structures on, above or below public Right-of-Way. Major encroachment requests must go to the City Council for approval.
Right of Way Encroachment
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