Amateur Radio Antenna Support Structures

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General information

A permit is required for the installation of a support structure for an amateur radio antenna. Criteria for installation of such support structures is located in Section D of Article XXVIII of the City’s Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance. If a contractor is used, that contractor must be registered in the City of Carrollton.

Plans submittal requirements

A copy of a site plan or Property Survey of your property with dimensions indicating the location of the antenna support structure on the property.

A plan with dimensions indicating how the structure will be constructed and anchored. This plan should include materials used and wind load calculations.

Application shall be accompanied by plans and specifications demonstrating compliance with the provisions of Article XXVIII of the City’s Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance. Such plans and specifications shall clearly delineate and identify the dimensions, size, type and location of the support structure and, if applicable, guy wires; the location, depth and type of guy anchors, if applicable; the type, size, number and weight of the maximum antennas or apparatus to be attached to, or supported by, the support structure; or any other information deemed necessary by the Building Official to ensure compliance with the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, and provide for the health, safety and welfare of the surrounding property or its residents.


An inspection will be required upon completion of work.

Fees and Applications

A permit fee is required, and an application must be completed and submitted to the Building Inspection department at 1945 E. Jackson Rd. Please contact the Building Inspection department at (972) 466-3225 for additional information.

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