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Patio Cover (Arbor)

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General Information

A permit is required for the installation of a patio cover or arbor. 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 patio cover on the property
  • A plan with dimensions indicating how the structure will be constructed and anchored
  • The plan should include materials used and spacing of framing members


An inspection needs to be scheduled upon completion of work.

Fees and Applications

Applications are accepted through the CityServe portal in addition to payment of permit fees. Please call 972-466-3225 with any questions.

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