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Residential Accessory Building Permit

Residential accessory building permits include items like storage buildings, detached garages, gazebos, patio covers, decks, carports and pool houses.

Energy Code Compliance documents are required for any conditioned or lighted space.

Residential Accessory Structure permits are not eligible for online submission at this time. Apply in person at City Hall.

What is needed

Bring two copies of complete plans (including site plans), an 11-by-17-inch copy of the floor plan, three full-size site plans, three full-size site plans, one 11-by-17 inch version of the site plan, two full-sized certified copies of the properties legally recorded plat, and two copies of the energy compliance documents.

Online Permitting

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Accommodations & Accessibility

Accommodations are available for residents who have accessibility requirements. To learn more about accessibility accommodations available from the City of Fort Worth, visit the Accessibility page or request an accomodation due to disability.