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Welcome builders, developers, and contractors to the City of Grapevine. Below is a list of documents or information that may assist you in completing your project or development. However, should you have questions after reading, don’t hesitate to call or email us.

Construction Checklist
Pre-Construction Checklist Form

  • After hours inspection services - $45 per hour with a minimum charge of $90
  • Third Party Plan Reviews are charged by the third party
    • Cost depends on service

Fire Protection Systems Submittals 
  • Fire protection & alarm systems require plan review by a third-party reviewer. 
  • Submit your plans to the third-party reviewer
    • See the construction checklist abov
  • Upon receipt of those documents in the proper format and if reviewed acceptable, a permit from the Grapevine Fire Department will be issued.
  • You will be notified upon your permit being ready. 
  • Pre-engineered type suppression system: Submit Plans direct to the Fire Department

  • Call 817.410.3520 to request inspections 
  • Fire protection and alarm systems require inspection and tests 
  • Final or Certificate of Occupancy inspections are required prior to moving in

Permits (GFD does not currently charge for permits) 
  • A permit is required to install or modify systems and equipment of:
    • Fire protection and alarm systems
    • Flammable and combustible liquids systems / tanks
    • Hazardous materials
    • High-piled storage
    • Tents and membrane structures erection and use 
  • Application for a permit is attained on line or via calling the Grapevine FD

  • Plans and documents that require a permit as noted above shall be submitted in both paper and on PDF image form. 
  • Documents and PDF images submitted that require a third-party review must be stamped by the reviewer and the submitted documents and PDF reflect the reviewed stamp prior to the permit being issued. 
  • Reviewed plans shall be kept on site along with the permit until final inspection or test. 
  • Plans and documents for the architectural, site, MEP, and civil plans are submitted directly to the Building Department for the City of Grapevine. 
  • Review comments by the FD for general building development will be available to the submitters through the City plan review process.

Current Adopted Fire Code 
  • 2006 International Fire Code with local amendments
  • Please click Fire Code Amendments to see our local amendments