Residential Window / Door Replacement Permit

A Residential Window and Door Replacement Permit is required for some of the following reasons:

  • The Building Code regulates the amount of light and ventilation that must be provided for all habitable rooms as well as the minimum size for emergency exits from all bedrooms.
  • The size of the opening and the overall size of the replacement windows and doors shall not be less than the size of the existing structures.
  • If the rough framing around the structure is being changed or if an additional openings are installed in an existing exterior wall, the requirements of the current code must be met.

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Step 1.Review Requirements

The following is required prior to issuance of a Residential Window and Door Replacement Permit:

  • Address and legal description of project
  • Owner and/or Contractor information
  • Square footage and area involved
  • Specifications of replacement

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.

Apply Online

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