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View a list of monthly building permits issued.
Building permit fees are found in the City's Fee Schedule.
One-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage shed, playhouses and similar uses on residential property, are considered accessory buildings. Mansfield does not require a building permit for an accessory building that is 200 square feet or less. The accessory building still needs to meet the zoning setback and height requirements. For accessory buildings of more than 200 square feet, a building permit is required.
Yes. A $5 permit must be obtained before holding a garage sale. Garage sales may last for a period of three consecutive days and can only be held two times per calendar year at any one address. Garage sale signs must not be posted on any sign, pole, tree or utility post or in any street medians. View the Garage Sale Application (PDF).
All swimming pools must at all times be completely surrounded by a fence, wall or barrier not less than four feet high with a self-closing and self-latching gate. For more specific regulations, contact the Building Safety Department at 817-276-4220.
Remodeling work that requires any structural change, electrical or plumbing work requires a permit. Permits can be obtained through the Building Safety Department. Each sub-contractor must be registered with the City and they must obtain their own permits. All required inspections need to be completed and are included in the permit fee.
No, the City of Mansfield does not inspect homes to tell you what is wrong with your home. Independent inspectors can be hired to do these types of troubleshooting inspections.
If you are planning to do any digging, you must call Texas 811, at least two working days, before you dig to arrange for utility companies to mark buried utility lines in your yard.
When looking for a contractor, find out how long the contractor has been in business in the area and check references. Contact the Better Business Bureau to see if complaints have been registered against the company. Check to be sure the contractor is registered with the City of Mansfield and has insurance coverage. The City of Mansfield cannot recommend contractors.