A permit is required for the installation of decks greater than 200 square feet in area or over 30 inches in height. 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 deck 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.
- A plan showing the guardrails as required by the International Residential Code. Such guardrails are required to be a minimum of 36 inches in height.
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.