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Neighborhood Empowerment Zones

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A Neighborhood Empowerment Zone is a designated area within a municipality that is created to promote one or more of the following:

  • Affordable housing;
  • An increase in economic development;
  • An increase in the quality of social services, education or public safety; or
  • The rehabilitation of affordable housing in the zone.

The City of Carrollton has identified, five “neighborhood empowerment zones,” which exempt properties from all construction-related permit fees, including new construction, remodeling and rehabilitation. For map of zones, click here.