Decks

General Information
A permit is required for the installation of decks over 30 inches in height.

Submittal Requirements
  • Building Permit Application (PDF)
  • 2 Copies of a Site Plan, with dimensions indicating the location of the deck on the property, and how the structure will be constructed and anchored. This plan should include materials used and spacing of framing members. Additionally it should include the guardrails as required by the International Residential Code. Such guardrails are required to be a minimum of 36 inches in height, with no opening larger than 4": Site Plan Template (PDF)
  • Fee indicated in the City of Burleson Fee Schedule (PDF)
All components listed above must be submitted with the Building Permit Application. Application packages must be completed and submitted to the Building Permits and Inspections department at 141 W Renfro Street, Burleson, TX 76028.

Inspections
An inspection will be required upon completion of work. The inspection request line number is 817-426-9636. This is an automated line that is available 24 hours a day. Our office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Any inspection called in before 8 a.m. will be made that day and inspections called in after 8 a.m. will be made the following day.

Please contact the Building Permits and Inspections department at 817-426-9611 for additional information.