Planning Department engages citizens in an ongoing dialogue about Glenn Heights's future and plays a central role in guiding the long-term development of the built and natural environment. Planning implements City Council’s land use policy, monitors and updates the City's Comprehensive Plan, ensures compliance of the Zoning and Development related codes, and develops sub-area plans and urban design standards. Planning staff guide and support the work of the Glenn Heights Planning and Zoning Commission and the Glenn Heights Zoning Board of Adjustments.

Zoning Map

Forms and Applications

Development Review Process

Glenn Heights Development Review Committee (DRC) comprising of staff from Planning , Permitting, Public Works, Public Safety, Code Enforcement , and Economic Development Department s reviews any zoning change, plat, site plan, or other development applications to provide input and ensure proper implementation of Glenn Heights’ Strategic Plan and Comprehensive Plan. Once the application is approved by appropriate authority (City Council or Zoning Board of Adjustments) then permitting process is initiated. 

Boards and Commissions

Planning and Zoning Commission

Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) consists of seven members as appointed by the City Council with three year term. The Commission meets on second and fourth Mondays of every month.

Zoning Board of Adjustments

Zoning Board of Adjustments (ZBA) consists of five members as appointed by the City Council with two year terms. The Board meets on an as needed basis.

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Building Permit & Inspections

Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by International Building Code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the Permit Division and obtain the required permit.

Types of Permit

  • New Home
  • Addition/Remodel
  • Repairs
  • Irrigation
  • Roofing
  • Swimming Pool
  • Any structural construction: moving walls, braces, change in electrical or plumbing
  • Flatwork-Driveways/Sidewalks
  • House Moving
  • Patios
  • Carport
  • Fencing
  • Accessory Building

Forms and Applications



Please contact Bureau Veritas to request inspection(s). Inspections requested by 5:00 pm Monday – Friday will be performed the next business day. Inspection requests can also be faxed to the Bureau Veritas office.

Inspection line: (817) 335-8111 / Toll Free number: (877) 837-8775
Inspection FAX line: (817) 335-8110 / Toll Free FAX line: (877) 837-8859

Field Inspections
Inspectors assigned to your area can be contacted via cell phone. Please call the Bureau Veritas office at (817) 335-8111/ toll free (877) 837-8775 for your inspector's name and number.

Glenn Heights Action Center
Mobile App

Are you on the go and need to report an issue to the City of Glenn Heights? Download Glenn Heights Action Center App today! You can report potholes, animal control situations, traffic concerns, criminal gang activity, and much more with just a few clicks. You can even snap a picture to include with your request. Download the app by going to App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.



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