A Floodplain Development Permit shall be required for all proposed development within 200 feet of a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) or floodplain to assure conformance with the provisions of Article 15(PDF, 858KB) of the Unified Development Code (UDC).
The following is required prior to issuance of a Floodplain Development Permit:
Projects that are adjacent to a floodplain may only require Part 1 of the permit form to be completed and submitted for review by the City Floodplain Administrator, Ryan Harrell. Contact the Floodplain Administrator at 972-237-8251 for more information about completing the Floodplain Development Permit or other requirements for development within the floodplain. The Floodplain Development Permit for projects that are in Dallas or Tarrant Counties, and Floodplain Development.*
*View the Ellis County ETJ Floodplain Development Application Parts 1-3(PDF, 181KB) for information on applying for permits on projects that are in Ellis County ETJ, or contact the City Floodplain Administrator, Ryan Harrell, at 972-237-8251.
You can apply online for Part 1 of the Floodplain Development Permit through the City of Grand Prairie's Customer Self-Service portal . (If parts 2 and 3 are also required, they should be filled out and uploaded as documents in your Customer Self-Service account.) 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 - Stormwater Department
300 W. Main Street
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Application and payment are submitted through the online Self-Service portal.
Physical Address:Stormwater Department
300 West Main St.
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
P.O. Box 534045
Grand Prairie, TX 75053
For flood-related emergencies, please call water dispatch at 972-237-8400 or 911.