All accessory buildings must be permitted.
In order to construct or place an accessory building (garages, carports, sheds, etc.) within the City, you must have a building permit.
For questions about setbacks and zoning regulations, please contact the building department.
Drawing must be submitted along with a completed permit application and site plan. Building Inspector may request additional information, if necessary, before issuing a permit.
- Drawing to include square footage of lot, house, patio cover, etc…located on the site.
- This is required in order to determine lot coverage.
Fee assessed is based on size (square footage under roof).
The following list is by no means a complete list, but rather a general requirements list of things to consider prior to any issuance of a permit for construction of an accessory building.
- Accessory buildings are considered an Accessory Use in the Zoning Ordinance.
- Any metal structural span over 24’ or wooden structural span over 20' requires plans prepared by a Professional Engineer registered with the State of Texas for the span and its supporting elements only.
- Use of any pre-engineered product, ie: trusses or J-beams, will require a copy of the manufacturer’s handouts.
- The accessory structure cannot be in any easement or right-of-way.