There are several different types of permits, based on the type of construction: building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical. In addition, the complete demolition and relocation of buildings also require permits.
An inspection is required for all construction or work for which a permit is required.
The city promotes orderly growth and land use while protecting existing property owners by grouping together compatible development — a practice known as zoning.
The Business Assistance Center is a one-stop-shop for small businesses, dedicated to providing small business owners with the tools they need to be successful.
Economic Development incentives such as tax credits and exemptions to encourage companies to locate or expand in their state or community, with the ultimate goal of boosting the job prospects and income of local residents.
The plat shows features such as lot lines, utility easements, setback lines, land dedicated for public use (e.g. streets and parks), ownership, and metes and bounds (boundary dimensions).
Building Plan Review dates are listed on this calendar for businesses to keep track of upcoming meetings.
Development Services focuses on facilitating sustainable land and building development while providing an exceptional experience to all customers.
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
request an accommodations (PDF, 45KB) due to disability.
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