What is the turn around time for building permits?
While the answer to this question is based on the current workload, the complexity and the type of permit, the following are goals that the Building Department has for turn around time:

Simple trade permit
(water heater, air conditioner change out, electrical repairs, etc) Same day
Residential storage buildings and fences 1 working day
New single family residential, residential additions and remodels, signs 3 working days
Commercial alterations 10 working days
New commercial buildings 15 working days

Building Inspections 817.410.3165

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1. What is my property zoned?
2. What uses does the zoning allow on my property?
3. What is a definition of high grass and weeds?
4. What is the definition of a junk vehicle?
5. Where can I park my boat / rv / trailer?
6. Can I place "House For Sale" signs on property other than my own?
7. What codes does the City enforce?
8. Is a permit required for a water heater replacement?
9. Is a permit required for a storage building?
10. Is a permit required for sidewalks, driveways, retaining walls and non-covered patios?
11. Does the City enforce ADA and / or State of Texas handicapped accessibility requirements?
12. Does the City perform energy code inspections?
13. What is the turn around time for building permits?
14. Are residential foundations required to be prepared by a Registered Engineer?
15. What work is exempt from permits?
16. Can I run a business from my home?
17. Can I sell items by the roadside?
18. Do I need a permit for a tent?
19. Can I have urban chickens?
20. Can I remove a tree?