Can I use a shipping/cargo container as a home or storage building?

Cargo containers, railroad cars, truck vans, converted mobile homes, trailers, recreational vehicles, bus bodies, vehicles and similar prefabricated items originally built for purposes other than an occupied building or an accessory structure; are not  considered an approved building and cannot be installed.  Please contact Development Service at 817-427-6300 for additional details.

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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?