CITY OF HALTOM CITY  5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, Texas 76117 817-222-7700

Haltom City

Planning & Community Development

    5024 Broadway Ave. Haltom City, TX 76117


  • Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday

The Planning & Community Development Department provides a focal point of all development within Haltom City by providing coordination between the members of the community/developer and various City departments. The Planning Department prepares and submits land use related reports to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustments. The Planning Department is primarily responsible for administering all land use related ordinances and statutes in adherence to the policies established by the City Council while employing such managerial techniques needed to assure efficient utilization of the City's resources.

The Haltom City Building Inspection Division strives to maintain updated regulations that provide for safety and appropriate access to all buildings in Haltom City. The division provides an effective program for timely reviewing, inspecting and permitting of construction, renovation and occupancy of all buildings and their appurtenances. Fair and impartial treatment is given to all citizens, builders, contractors and developers.

The Planning & Zoning Commission meets on 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Zoning Board of Adjustments (ZBA) meets on 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings are held at the City Hall Municipal Complex, 5024 Broadway Ave.

Planning & Inspection Forms

Permits & Applications

If you have any questions please contact the Planning & Community Development Department at 817-222-7730.

Planning & Community Development

Notice Regarding Temporary Sign Permits

Effective December 9, 2020 Temporary Signs are once again NOT required to obtain a permit. This will remain in effect until further notice.

Code of Ordinances

  • Zoning Ordinance

    The Haltom City zoning regulations and districts as herein established, have been made in accordance with a comprehensive plan, for the purpose of promoting health, safety, morals and the general welfare of the City of Haltom City. This ordinance has been designed, among other things, to lessen congestion in the streets, to secure safety from fire, panic and other dangers, to provide adequate light and pure air; to avoid undue concentration of population, and to facilitate adequate provisions for transportation, water, sewage, schools, parking areas and other public requirements.

    Review the Haltom City Zoning Ordinance through Municode:

    Zoning Ordinance

    The following is a list of amendments to the Haltom City zoning ordinance:

    Certain Uses Zoning Update, Ordinance no. O-2016-024-15

    Day Laborer Ordinance, Ordinance No. O-2015-020-15

    Non-Depository Financial Institutions, Ordinance No. 2012-005-15 Case # Z-001-12

    Tire and Battery Sales Stores, Ordinance No. O-2012-006-15 Case # Z-003-12

    Fence Regulations, Ordinance No. O-2015-007-15

    Amend "Definitions" of Restaurants, Ordinance No. O-2012-014-15 Case # Z-009-12

    Amend "Junked Vehicles & Motor Vehicle Junk Yards", Ordinance No. O-2012-015-25 Case # Z-010-12

    Smoke Shops & Smoke Lounges, Ordinance No. O-2014-032-03

    Community Home Ordinance,, Ordinance No. O-2016-011-15

  • Masonry Ordinance

    The Haltom City masonry ordinance was approved by City Council and last amended on March 28th, 2013.

    Refer to the Haltom City Municipal Code/Charter, Part II Code of Ordinances, Chapter 14, Buildings, Structures and Appurtenances, Article 1. In General, Section 14-27 for the complete ordinance.

  • Subdivision Ordinance

    The Haltom City subdivision ordinance is adopted under the authority of the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, including particularly Chapter 212 of the Texas Local Government Code and the provisions of the Municipal Annexation Act, codified as Chapter 43 of the Texas Local Government Code.

    Reference the Haltom City Municipal Code Charter, Chapter 38-37 for updated building code elevation requirements.

  • Sign Ordinance

    The Haltom City sign ordinance is approved by the city council and issued out of the Haltom City Planning & Community Development Department.

Planning & Inspection FAQS

On October 12, 2020, the Haltom City Council updated development codes by adopting the following codes with local amendments:

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2017 National Electric Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
Building Permit Requirements
Building Permit (Commercial)
Building Permit (Residential)
Projects That Do Not Require a Permit
Cell Tower Permitting - New & Existing
Electrical FAQs
Flag Pole FAQs
Flatwork (Concrete Driveways, Pads) FAQs
Foundation Repair Requires a Building Permit
Inspections Role In Permit Process
Inspections - Typical Residential And Commercial
Inspection - When Required
Inspection - Scheduling
Inspection - Cost
Mechanical FAQs
Permit Types Issued By The City
Permit Fees - Who Should Pay
Plan Submittal FAQs
Plumbing FAQs
Roof Replacement Requirements
  • 5024 Broadway Ave.
  • Haltom City, Texas 76117
  • 817-222-7700