Commercial Accessory Structure Permit

All Accessory Structures regardless of size, require an approved permit by the Building Inspections Division. Accessory structures include: Sheds, Garage, Shop and/or Gazebos.

All non-residential construction must comply with codes: 2021 IBC, 2021 IPC, 2021 IF&G, 2021 IMC, 2021 IEC, 2021 IRC, 2023 NEC. View Full List of Requirements for Non-Residential Additions/Construction Permit.

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Step 1.Review Requirements

The following is required prior to issuance of a Commercial Accessory Structure permit:

  • Address and legal description of project
  • Owner, Contractor and/or Architect information
  • Plan of use, square footage and area involved
  • Class of work, description (electrical, plumbing, mechanical), valuation and market value of property
  • Site Plan:
    • Property line
    • Existing easements
    • Location of proposed structure
    • Structure dimensions
    • Setbacks from property lines and other structure
  • Specifications (building materials, height, length, width, etc)

Step 2.Apply Online

You can apply online for a building permit through the City of Grand Prairie's Customer Self-Service portal . First time users will need a valid email address to set up an account. It takes about 5 minutes to create a new account.

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What next?

After completing the online application, permits are processed in approximately 5-10 business days. Depending on updates needed from the applicant, as this can result in longer approval times.

Phone / In Person

You are welcome to call or visit in person for help submitting your online application.

Phone: 972-237-8230


City Hall - Building Inspections Division
300 W. Main Street
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

Business Hours:
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday