Important: Application for site development and new structures will not be accepted without a copy of a current Development Permit for the site, with a 911 address, issued by Denton County Public Works.
The permit application (PDF) must be completed, signed, and dated by the submitting individual. (Only completed and signed applications will be processed.)
Upon completion of the plans review the individual on the application will be contacted.
A minimum of two sets of drawings and one electronic copy is to be submitted.
Plans to be either blue or black line drawings, clear and legible.
The plans are to be prepared and stamped by a registered design professional.
Provide list of contractors with a copy of their licenses.
Provide list of sub-contractors with a copy of their licenses.
Projects may proceed above grade level when all fires lanes and required fire protection lines have been reviewed and released by the Fire Marshal Office.
A separate permit is required for all temporary construction trailers.
Payments for Plans Review will be due upon submission of Plans Sets and the Application for Permit.
Check are to be made payable to Denton County.
There are additional requirements for specific types of permits. Refer to each section below for more information. The Permit Fee Schedule (PDF) will have the fee amount for each listed Construction or Operational Permit.
The Application for Construction Permit (PDF) is a multi-use form. The information area for the Project Name and Submitting Company Name should be filled out completely. The following areas should be completed only for the set and/or type of plans that are to be submitted for review. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are required areas to be checked:
Permit Information: This should have at least one box checked (all may apply in some cases). This area is for Site and Building Plans.
Plans Type: Check only the boxes that apply to a set of plans that are to be submitted. This area will apply to Fire Systems Plans submittals.
*Construction Method: Only one box should be checked.
*Occupancy Type: Check the box that identifies the occupancy type for the project.
*Construction Type: Check the box that identifies the construction type of the structure.
Special Features: Check any box that applies to the project that may need an additional review of plans or documentation.
Underground fire systems visual/hydro, witness flush of the system prior to riser connection.
Fire Prevention Final Walk-through, Building Fire Final for Certificate of Occupancy
A request for inspection can be called in for scheduling an appointment or a fax can be sent. If faxing in a request please use the Request for Inspections (PDF) form. Please allow 48 hours for a request prior to the date of the inspection. Scheduling of appointments will have to be approved and verified.
Plans shall include interior walls and rooms, with the use of all rooms identified on the plan.
All submittals shall include a site plan. (Three copies)
The site plan shall include building orientation.
Construction documents for proposed fire apparatus access, location of fire lanes, types of construction, fire-resistance-rated construction, location of fire hydrants, fire protection systems, hydraulic calculations for fire hydrant systems, and fire protection systems, fire hazards and means of egress shall be submitted for review and approval.
Inquiries should be made for any additional requirements to the following processes involved in the construction project:
Flammable and combustible liquids storage and usage