Frequently Asked Questions

No. A building permit cannot be issued for a property that has not been platted or is not a legal lot of record.

No. The Texas Local Government Code and the City of Mansfield Subdivision Ordinance requires property to be subdivided through the platting process before it can be sold for the purpose of creating two or more parcels. A lot that is sold by a metes and bounds description only and has not been platted into a separate lot is not a legal lot of record.

You can view Mansfield GIS data online by visiting our interactive GIS web page. There, you will be able to zoom in on a particular area of the City and view a number of different data layers. All of the data will be viewed through your web browser. No special software is required.

The specific use permit (SUP) and the Gas Well Permit can be processed concurrently.  However, a gas well permit cannot be issued until the SUP is approved.