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General Information

A permit is required for the installation of a carport. Setbacks for carports in front yards are significantly more restrictive than carports in rear yards. 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 the property with dimensions indicating the location of the carport on the property.
  • A plan with dimensions indicating how the structure will be constructed and anchored. This plan should include materials used and spacing of framing members.


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 Building Inspection at 1945 E. Jackson Rd.  Building Inspection can be contacted at (972) 466-3225 for additional information.



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