It is a dwelling unit that is used for any of those uses identified within the use category of “Group Living Residential” in Article 4, Section 21 of the Grand Prairie Unified Development Code.
Unified Development Code City of Grand Prairie (gptx.org)
A Certificate of Occupancy is required for all residential “Group Homes” with more than five “5” persons (excluding staff) who reside on a 24-hour basis and receive custodial care. (Ref. 2021 IBC)
A Fire suppression system is required for all residential “Group Homes” with more than five “5” persons who receive medical or custodial care. (Ref. 2021 IBC and IFC)
Please call the Fire Prevention office at 972-237-8312.
AddressPublic Health & Environmental Quality
300 W Main St
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
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