Opening a Business in Carrollton

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Thank you for choosing the City of Carrollton as your business community!
Our Permit Resource Center is available to assist you in the process of opening a business.

For assistance, general information, and city requirements, call:

Building Inspection
1945 E. Jackson Rd., Carrollton, TX 75006

Are you... 


  • Use requires change of zoning / Special Use Permit
  • May or may not have enough parking
  • May or may not have enough landscaping
  • May or may not require building improvements

Step 1: Apply for Zoning Change

  • Apply through CityServe Portal
  • Submit with appropriate fee
    • Special Use Permit Restaurant: $650
    • Planned Development: $1,000
    • All other SUP and zoning changes: $500

Step 2: If approved, follow the steps under
Move-In Ready or Needing Building Improvements



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