All accessory structures require a building permit under Fort Worth Building Law—Ft Worth Construction Lawyers

All accessory structures require a building permit. This may include gazebos, outdoor fireplaces, fountains with plumbing, wind turbines, solar panels, radio towers, swimming pools, including prefabricated above-ground pools over 5,000 gallons, freestanding satellite dishes over 12 feet tall, retaining walls over 4 feet tall, etc. There are additional specific zoning requirements associated with the location, maximum height and square footage, depending on property lot size. For more information, refer to Chapter 5 Supplemental Use Standards, Article 5.301 of the Zoning Ordinance.


Williams, McClure & Parmelee is dedicated to high quality legal representation of businesses and insurance companies in a variety of matters. We are experienced Fort Worth, Texas construction lawyers in Tarrant County who know Texas courts and Texas law. For more information, please contact the law firm at 817-335-8800. The firm’s office location is 5601 Bridge Street, Suite 300, Fort Worth, Texas 76112.

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