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The Building Inspections, Permits, & Code Enforcement Department is located on the first floor of Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St. Granbury, TX 76048. The phone number is (817) 573-1114. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mailing address is P.O. Box 969, Granbury, Texas 76048.
We accept checks, cash, credit cards, and online payments
Permits are required when there is new construction of a building, as well as certain repair work or alterations to an existing structure. In addition, when a building is to be remodeled or enlarged a permit shall be required. New work consists of any new construction, commercial or residential, from vacant ground to a completed new structure. Projects that are considered cosmetic, such as new wallpaper, carpet, paint, cabinets or trim work, do not require a permit. The website for the Building Inspections, Permits, & Code Enforcement Department or a member of the staff will provide answers concerning specific projects.
Certificate of Occupancy, or C.O., is required for all buildings or structures that are occupied or used. Basically, when a tenant leases a space a new C.O. will be required. Upon issuance of a C.O. and approval of all required inspections, utilities will be released with the new tenant’s name. The C.O. contains information concerning the owner or tenant, address of the building, a description of the portions of the building, the use intended, building code verification for the group and classification of the building or structure, and approval of the Building Official.
A Certificate of Occupancy is required when
1) A new building is constructed and occupied;
2) An existing building or lease space is remodeled, enlarged, or altered;
3) Any new use, tenant, or occupant is established;
4) Any use, tenant, or occupant of any tenant or lease space is changed;
5) Any tenant “name” or ownership is changed;
6) There is change in use which would place the building or lease space in a different occupancy classification (group and/or division) as referenced in the International Building Code.
The Fire Department uses the Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.) information to help identify potential hazards that may be encountered while responding to emergency calls. The Post Office requires a current C.O. with the correct address before mail will be delivered. When the building is new, the C.O. verifies that it conforms to the most current life safety standards. When the building is existing, has an ownership change, tenant change, or change in how the building is used, a new C.O. is required to provide that the building is still safe to occupy.
Yes. The Building Official may, in writing, suspend or revoke a Certificate of Occupancy whenever it is determined that the certificate was issued in error, or on the basis of incorrect information supplied, or when it is determined that the building, a portion of the building or structure is in violation of any ordinance, regulation, or provision of the building codes.
New single-family/duplex or single-family addition: Two weeks for initial review and 5 days for revisions.
No. Upon permit approval general contractors and all subcontractors must be registered and current with the City of Granbury and be listed on the permit prior to issuance.
Site grading is authorized with a permit from Building Inspections, (817) 573-1114.
Yes. A Certificate of Occupancy is required and must be applied for through the Building Inspections, Permits, & Code Enforcement Department, (817) 573-1114.
Yes. However, the building permit will not be issued until all platting and zoning issues are approved.
City Hall is open 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Fridays.
City Council Meeting are held in the City Council Chambers upstairs in City Hall located at 116 W. Bridge St. They are usually held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The meetings are open to the public, and start at 6 p.m.
The Visitors Center is located in Granbury Square Plaza at 201 E Pearl St. #101 (the corner of Pearl and Crockett). The Visitors Center hours are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Visitors Center phone number is 817-573-5548. For more information, go to www.visitgranbury.com .
Although US Highway 377 is in Granbury, it is not a City of Granbury road. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is responsible for the maintenance of US Highway 377. Granbury's Mayor, Councilmembers and Staff are frequently in contact with State and Federal elected officials and TxDOT staff, seeking new information and faster timetables regarding highway improvements.
July 28, 2023 2024 Unified Transportation Program, TEX-21 meeting presentation document .pdf (edited to show only US Highway 377)
June 2023 US 377 Texas Corridor Update (.pdf)
TxDOT hosted a virtual public hearing with in-person option about US 377 in Granbury. Details at this link: https://www.txdot.gov/projects/hearings-meetings/fort-worth/us377-in-hood-county.html?fbclid=IwAR2_oCPD-fl484pv35mgADQg_JkmPLoBGzXAge3hpQBEO83ud8q8KZICOug
CLICK HERE FOR THE JUNE 13, 2023 MEETING VIDEO
CLICK HERE FOR THE PRESENTATION AND PRESENTATION SCRIPT
US 377 in Granbury from Holmes Drive to North of FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway) VIDEO LINK
US 377 at SH 144 Diverging Diamond Interchange Visualization VIDEO LINK
Here are the June 13, 2023 meeting documents:
Environmental documents (red text are links) Traffic noise analysis report Community impact report Species analysis Species spreadsheet Archeology background study Archeology survey report Hazardous materials assessment Surface water analysis Historical studies Project coordination request for historical studies project
Public Hearing Displays-the following Schematic documents are at https://www.txdot.gov/projects/hearings-meetings/fort-worth/us377-in-hood-county.html?fbclid=IwAR2_oCPD-fl484pv35mgADQg_JkmPLoBGzXAge3hpQBEO83ud8q8KZICOug
Schematic 1 – US 377 from south of Holmes Drive to south of Pirate Drive
Schematic 2 – US 377 from south of Pirate Drive to north of Brazos River Bridge
Schematic 3 – US 377 from north of Brazos River Bridge to north of Harbor Lakes Drive
Schematic 4 – US 377 from north of Harbor Lakes Drive to north of Old Granbury Road
Schematic 5 – US 377 from north of Old Granbury Road to south of FM 4/Meander Road
Schematic 6 – US 377 from south of FM 4/Meander Road to north of FM 167 (Temple Hall Highway)
Schematic 7 – US 377 from north of FM 167 (Temple Hall Highway) to north of FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway)
Schematic 8 – US 377 north of FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway)
Breakout project – US 377 from Pirate Drive to Overstreet Blvd
TxDOT hosted a "US 377 in Hood County" Virtual public meeting with in-person option on Thursday, Nov. 17. These are the items released by TxDOT at the meeting.
VIDEO: TxDOT's US 377 in Granbury, Virtual public meeting (link)
VIDEO: TxDOT Animation for Proposed Interchange-US 377 at SH 144 (link)
DOCUMENT: Fact Sheet (link)
DOCUMENT: Environmental Constraints Map (link)
DOCUMENT: Slide Presentation (link) Script for the Slide Presentation (link)
DOCUMENT: Comment Form (link)
DOCUMENTS: Schematics (links)
Schematic 1 – US 377 from Holmes Drive to Pirate Drive
Schematic 2 – US 377 from Pirate Drive to End of the Brazos River Bridge
Schematic 3 – US 377 from End of the Brazos River Bridge to Harbor Lakes Drive
Schematic 4 – US 377 from Harbor Lakes Drive to Old Granbury Road
Schematic 5 – US 377 from Old Granbury Road to FM 4
Schematic 6 – US 377 from FM 4 to FM 167 (Temple Hall Highway)
Schematic 7 – US 377 from FM 167 (Temple Hall Highway) to FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway)
Schematic 8 – US 377 from FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway) to End of Project Limits
Breakout Project – US 377 from Pirate Drive to Overstreet Boulevard
COMMENTS: Online (link)
TxDOT Fort Worth District is proposing improvements to US 377 from Holmes Drive to 3,000 feet north of FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway), a distance of approximately 9 miles, in the City of Granbury, Hood County, Texas. The project has the potential to be constructed in phases, with improvements to US 377 between Pirate Drive and Overstreet Boulevard, including the US 377 interchanges with FM 51 and SH 144, being completed during the first phase of construction.
US 377 between Holmes Drive and SH 144 would remain a four-lane highway and would be converted from a rural highway to an urban highway through the addition of a raised median, enclosed drainage and curbs where appropriate.
The proposed project would:
-Reconstruct and widen US 377, from SH 144 to north of FM 167 (Fall Creek Highway), from a four-lane divided highway to a six-lane divided highway with a raised median that would either be concrete-paved or vegetated to provide opportunities for landscaping
-Add improvements to cross street intersections, ramps and driveway connections
-Add shared-use paths in each direction to accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians, signalization, and drainage improvements
Improve driveway connections that are also proposed at Meadows Drive, Whitehead Drive, Calinco Drive, Warnick Court/CR 331, Granbury Court, and Corporate Drive
The proposed project would require 26 acres of new ROW and 3.4 acres of permanent drainage easements.
For TxDOT's "Project Tracker," please go to https://apps3.txdot.gov/apps-cq/project_tracker/ You can search "Hood-County" for localized results.
For more information, click on TxDOT's US 377 Project page at: https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/projects/studies/fort-worth/us377-granbury.html
TxDOT's 2023 Unified Transportation Program, a record $85 billion, 10-year statewide roadway construction plan is at this link: https://ftp.txdot.gov/pub/txdot/tpp/utp/utp-2023.pdf (Large file) Hood County information begins at page 88 of the document
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