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, 2020 NEC. View Full List of Requirements for Non-Residential Additions/Construction Permit.
The following is required prior to issuance of a Commercial Accessory Structure permit:
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.
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.
You are welcome to call or visit in person for help submitting your online application.
City Hall - Building Inspections Division
300 W. Main Street
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Physical Address:Building Inspections Division
300 West Main St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Building Inspections Division
P.O. Box 534045
Grand Prairie, TX 75053
Schedule inspection for current project
Schedule inspection for legacy project (prior to August 2021)
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.