Dallas, Texas

FORMS  |  By Department:
The following is an alphabetical listing by Department of the forms currently on the City of Dallas web site.
Note: all forms are in Adobe PDF format unless noted otherwise.

NOTE: For an Alphabetical Listing of Forms, click here.

Sustainable Development and Construction

Building Inspection

Alcohol Measurement Certification Checklist

Alcohol Certification Affidavit Forms

Backflow Registration Form

Backflow Test Report

Barricade Permit Application Checklist

Dallas Building Energy Code Compliance Form for Residential and Commercial Buildings

Certificate of Occupancy

Commercial Building - Finish Out/Remodel/Renovation - Application Checklist

Commercial Building - Finish Out/Remodel/Renovation - Permit Processing Information Sheet

Commercial Building - New Constructions and Additions

Communications Tower on Private Property

Demolition Permit

District Office Forms
      Building Construction Site Management Requirements
      District Office Permit Application
      Re-inspection, Afterhour, Same Day, Record Change Fee’s
      Request for Temporary Utilities Electric and/or Gas

Electrical Contractors  (Adobe PDFs)
      Letter to Contractors
      Contractors' Registration and Renewal Form

Electrical Permit Checklist

Electrical No Work Checklist - Clean and Show

Excavation Permit

Fence Permit

Fire Alarm Contractor Registration

Fire Sprinkler Contractor Registration

Fire Alarm Plan Review Request      (Microsoft Word)

Fire Alarm Systems Permit - Checklist

Fire Sprinkler & Fire Suppression Systems Permit - Checklist

Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler Pre-Test Certification Letter

Flammable Liquid Permit Application Checklist

Food Establishment Permit (Dallas Bldg. Code Chapter 17)

General Contractor Registration Form

General Repair Scope of Work Form

Green Building Program

Irrigation Contractor Registration

Irrigation Plan Requirements

Landscape Checklist

Liquid Petroleum Permit (for Plumbing Inspection Use)

Mechanical Contractor Registration

Mechanical Permit - including HVAC and Refrigeration

Mechanical Permit - Without License

Moving Permit - Additional Information for House/Structure Moving Permit

Moving Permit - Inside City to Inside City

Moving Permit - Inside City to Outside City

Moving Permit - Outside City to Inside City

Moving Permit - Letter of Intent to Clear Lot

Moving Permit - Outside City to Outside City

Moving Permit - Route Approval Form

Moving Permit - Route Pre-inspection Waiver Statement (Form)

Paving Bond Form
Paving Bond Form Information

Paving (sidewalks & drive approaches) permit

Permit Application

Permit Addendum Application

Permit Fee Estimate Calculator (common permit fee examples) (Excel file)

Plumbing Contractor and Medical Gas Registration

Plumbing Contractor: Responsible Master Plumber

Plumbing permit

Plumbing Permit - Grease Inceptor Guidelines

Plumbing RMP Water Heater Replacement Certificate of Compliance

Plumbing permit - without license

Predevelopment Application

Prequalification Q-Team Review Checklist

Reforestation Program

Refund Request

Residential One and Two Family Dwellings - New Construction

Residential One and Two Family Dwellings - Remodel

Residential One and Two Family Dwellings - Room Addition

Security System - Commercial

Sidewalk - Standard agreement

Sidewalk waiver checklist

Sign Permits - Attached Sign permit

Sign Permits - Attached Special Purpose Sign permit

Sign Permits - Certificate of Appropriateness Process

Sign Permits - Certificate of Appropriateness Process - Dallas Landmark Commission

Sign Permits - Detached Sign permit

Sign Permits - Detached Special Purpose Sign permit

Sign Permits - Sign permit in a Special Provision Sign District

Sign Permits - Sign permit in the West End Historic Sign District

Site Plan Review Application

Solar & Photovoltaic Hot Water System Checklist

Special Inspection Requirements

Swimming Pool Permit Application

Swimming Pool Permit Checklist

Tent permit

Tent permit - Instructions to Originator of Tent

Tent permit - Petition for Erection of Tent in Residential Area

Third Party Compliance Form           Instructions

Tree and Shrub Examples List

Tree Removal Permit Application (Form)

Water Distribution- Application and Contract for Installation Purposes

Wind Powered Generators - Checklist

Engineering/Surveying – Forms, Manuals, Procedures, and Checklists


Forms, Procedures, and Checklists

65 Ldn General Note

Dedication - Corporate

Dedication - Municipal

Dedication - Private Street

Detention Area Easement Statement

Field Note Separate Instrument Checklist

Final Plat Review Checklist

Floodway Easement - Statement C

Floodway Easement - Statement D

Floodway Management Area - Statement E

Lien Holder’s Subordination Agreement

Notwithstanding Statements

Owner’s Certificate (Example)

Paving and Drainage - Inspection Certification (Sample Letter)

Paving and Drainage - Escarpment Application and Ordinance

Paving and Drainage - Plan Review Check List

Paving and Drainage - Plan Review Rate Change and Inspection Fee

Paving and Drainage - Private Development Contracts

Paving and Drainage - Supplemental Check List

Paving and Drainage - Traffic Impact Study Waiver

Shared Access Area Easement and Private Land Use Restrictions

Shared Access Area Easements - Instructions

Shared Access Area Easement - Statement

Surveyors Statement

Tree Preservation Zone Statement

Water and Wastewater Easement Requirements

Water and Wastewater P Contract

Water and Wastewater P Contract – Sample

Water and Wastewater Review (Restaurants & Service Stations) - Supplemental Check List

City Secretary's Office (these links go to another website, Microsoft Word document and pdf available)

Financial Disclosure Long Form

Financial Disclosure Short Form

Conflict of Interest

Code Compliance

Multi-Tenant Registration forms

Give Graffiti the Brush program form         (en Espanol)

Vacant Building Registration Application         (Ordinance effective September 1, 2008)

Court and Detention Services

Driver Safety Affidavit

Driving Record Request

Open Request Form

Dallas Water Utilities Department

Hotel/Arena Occupancy Tax Form and Report (MS Excel)

Short Term Motor Vehicle Tax Form and Report (MS Excel)

Development Services Department

Current Planning - Board of Adjustment

Application/Appeal to the Board of Adjustment

Filing An Appeal to the Board of Adjustment - Checklist and Owner's Affidavit

Current Planning - Subdivision

Platting Guidelines: MS Word or Adobe PDF

Platting Application: MS Word or Adobe PDF

Platting Checklist: Adobe PDF

Current Planning - Zoning

Chapter 51A Zoning District Standards

Deed Restriction Information Packet (includes application)

General Zoning Change Application Packet (includes application)

Planned Development District Information Packet (includes application)

Request for Zoning Verification Letter

Request for Zoning Verification Letter (MS Word)

Specific Use Permit Information Packet (includes application)

Zoning Application

Zoning Application (Microsoft Word)

Zoning Fee / Sign Schedule

Long Range Planning

Certificate of Appropriateness application

Conservation District Work Review

Conservation District Study Petition for Property Owner Signatures

Designation Report Template (Microsoft Word)

Historic Development Program Application

Environmental and Health Services

Food Protection - All Forms

Financial Services - Special Collections

Security Alarm Permit

Security Alarm Information

Swimming Pool Permit Application

Swimming Pool Permit Checklist

Housing Department

Home Repair Program, General Contractors

Human Resources (All Human Resources forms listed on their Froms web page)

Office of Environmental Quality

Municipal Settings Designation - Application

Municipal Settings Designation - A Guide for Cities

Municipal Settings Designation - City Ordinance

Municipal Settings Designation - MSD's and City Council Districts Map

Park and Recreation

Fair Park - Special Event Leasing Application (Microsoft Word 2000 Template)

Survey "How Do We Rate?" form (Microsoft Word 2000)

Survey "How Do We Rate?" form

Public Works and Transportation - Parking Petitions

No Parking Diagram

No Parking Petition

No Parking Petition - Instructions for Completing form

Residential Parking Diagram

Residential Parking Petition

Vehicle Hangtag Application


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