Must I obtain a Fire Inspection prior to obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy?

Yes, you must contact the Fire Department Fire Marshal's Office to schedule a fire inspection prior to obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy; however all permit fees must be paid before an inspection can be scheduled. The Certificate of Occupancy will not be issued until this inspection has been completed.   The fire department number for setting up an inspection is 817-427-6900.

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1. What building codes has the city adopted?
2. Where can I find a copy of the building codes adopted by the city?
3. Do contractors have to register with the City?
4. What type of work requires a building permit?
5. How much does a building permit cost?
6. What is a Certificate of Occupancy?
7. When is a Certificate of Occupancy required?
8. Must I obtain a Fire Inspection prior to obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy?
9. How long does it take to get a building permit?
10. What items or documents must be submitted for permitting a new home?
11. How do I schedule an inspection?
12. Do I need a permit to re-roof a home or commercial building?
13. What do I do if I have 3/8 inch thick roof decking while replacing my shingles?
14. Can I convert my garage into a living area?
15. Can I build a carport in front of my house?
16. Who can I use to provide a roll-off dumpster?
17. Can I use a shipping/cargo container as a home or storage building?