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Fences can be a maximum of 8 feet in height, however a fence that crosses a front building setback line shall be required to transition down to 3 feet in height. For lots with no platted front building setback line, a distance of 20 feet shall be used.
For more information on what is appropriate or acceptable when building a fence, access the Building Guide (PDF).
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The State of Texas has guidelines that must be followed regarding accessible ramps to structures; inquiries would need to check the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations Architectural Barriers/Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) for requirements.
For more information, access the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) of the Architectural Barriers Act Article 9102, Texas Civil Statutes (PDF).
Site plans and platting documents are approved by Planning Services, building plans and permits are approved by the Development Center. These are separate divisions within Development Services.
The separate plans can, however, be reviewed concurrently. Plat approval is required prior to site plan approval and site plan approval is required before building permits may be issued.
Information on how to submit plans to both departments may be found by referencing our Development Guide.