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A building permit is required for any new structure, building addition, or remodeling project taking place in the City of Benbrook. Only one-story detached accessory buildings less than 120 square feet (storage buildings, playhouses, etc.) and retaining walls less than 4 feet (4') in height are exempt; these structure must still meet setback requirements. The Benbrook City Council has adopted minimum standards for construction and materials to protect life, health, and safety.
Yes. The International Energy Conservation Code for residential buildings require that all new windows being installed or replaced comply with the minimum energy rating indicated in the codes.
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A properly platted lot must have been subdivided or platted by a surveyor in accordance with City and state standards, approved by the City and recorded with the Tarrant County Court Clerk. A properly platted lot is usually designated by lot and block numbers, while an unplatted property generally is referred to by tract and survey abstract.
Yes. A Certificate of Occupancy or a Power On (for showing or cleaning commercial space) permit is required.
The Permit and Inspection Department is located at: Benbrook City Hall, 911 Winscott Road, Benbrook, TX 76126 Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: 817-249-6064 FAX: 817-249-0884 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org