Temporary Batch Plant Permit

A permit for concrete, asphalt or any other type plant established for mixing materials for paving or building may be granted for a temporary period of time of six (6) months plus one six (6) month extension. If operations exceed 12 months, a SUP application and approval will be required. Each permit shall be publicly advertised in local paper for fifteen (15) days.

Prior to ANY Temporary Batch Plant (TBP) set-up and start-up in the City of Grand Prairie the following conditions MUST be met at a minimum, in accordance with Ordinance No. 10378-2017, Article 4 of the UDC, and Article 22 of the UDC.

Any TBP that will knowingly operate more than twelve (12) months or prior to the six (6) month extension request, or need additional time to maintain operations, must file a SUP with the Planning Department prior to the extension.

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Step 1.Review Requirements

The following is required prior to issuance of a Temporary Batch Plant:

  • At a minimum each proposed TBP applicant MUST submit an application for permit, each application shall contain the name of the applicant(s), address(es) and/or description of the lot(s) and/or intersection which the batch plant is to be located, and dates for the period of time requested.
  • A location map showing the proposed site, with locations and distances from Public Venues, Businesses, Residences, Floodplains and Waterways that may be impacted. *TBP will not be erected in Zone A, or AE of the SFHA. A site plan that shows the TBP equipment layout, stockpiles, washout pits, BMPs used for containment and drainage flow arrows.
  • A submitted copy of the Air Quality Permit as issued by the TCEQ.
  • An electronic submittal of a Fully Executed Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWP3) specifically referencing Part IV. Stormwater Runoff from Concrete Batch Plants – as a construction support activity.
  • A Notice of Intent (NOI) and Construction Site Notice (CSN) per the SWP3.

Public Notice:

Each permit application shall be publicly advertised in the local newspaper and shall run for a period not to exceed fifteen (15) days. At the conclusion of this time, a notice will be placed in the United States mail or by electronic email by the Director of Public Works or designee with the approval or denial of the application and addressed to:

  • The applicant and/or owner of the property involved in the request, as shown on the current tax rolls of the city of Grand Prairie, and
  • The owner as shown on the currently adopted tax roll of the City of Grand Prairie of any and all property located within three hundred (300) feet of the subject property on which the batch plant is proposed.

Additional Permitting: requirements may include Floodplain Development Permit, Clearing, Grubbing, and Earthwork Permit, and/or Building Permit.

Step 2.Apply Online

You can apply online for a Temporary Batch Plant 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.

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: 972-237-8321

Email: dmckee@gptx.org

City Hall - Stormwater Department
300 W. Main Street
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

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


  • Application and payment are submitted through the online Self-Service portal.
  • The fee for processing an application for a TBP shall be five hundred dollars ($500.00) payable upon the filing of the application which will expire six (6) months from the filing date. In the event that an extension of the TBP is sought, the fee for such an extension shall be two-hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) and shall not exceed a term more than six (6) months.