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112 W. Belknap StreetJacksboro, TX 76458940-567-6321
All fields are required.State "N/A" to those sections that do not apply to the structure or work being performed under this permit application.
Is this application necessary due to the March 2022 Tornado Local Disaster?
Used materials require an inspection by the City's Code Compliance Officer to verify condition conducive to use prior to issuance of permit.
I declare that I have examined and/or made this application and it is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I agree to abide by all laws and ordinance governing this type of work whether specified herein or not. WHERE NO WORK HAS BEEN STARTED WITHIN 180 DAYS AFTER THE ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT OR WHEN MORE THAN 180 DAYS LAPSES BETWEEN APPROVAL OF REQUIRED INSPECTIONS. SUCH PERMIT SHALL BE VOID. I hereby certify that I am the owner at this address or that, for the purpose of obtaining this approval. I am acting on behalf of the owner. If contractor is used for this project, all contract work on this project will be done by a contractor holding a valid privilege tax license and contractor’s license issued by the State of Texas and the City of Jacksboro.
The granting of a permit does not presume to give authority to violate or cancel the provisions of any other state or local law relating to construction, nor does it give authorization or approval of encroach on any easement or property or violate any deed restrictions.
The City of Jacksboro shall never be liable for any damage or loss by reason of the issuance hereof. Each holder and other persons acting under authority of this permit are personally responsible for compliance with all the State and Local provisions, whether or not specified herein, and assume the entire risks incidental to the work being permitted.
I understand construction debris cannot be dumped within the city limits nor at the city’s transfer station. I understand it is my responsibility to make arrangements for the dumping/discarding of construction debris.
All fees shall apply; except that if any person shall make an application for a permit as provided in this division, after the work has been started or after the work has been partially completed or concealed, such persons shall pay double the fee or fees which would ordinarily be required.
24 HOURS NOTICE REQUIRED ON ALL INSPECTIONS
TO REQUEST INSPECTIONS, PLEASE CALL JACKSBORO CITY HALL 940-567-6321 8 AM – 5 PM
MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO “CITY OF JACKSBORO”
THANK YOU FOR YOUR BUSINESS!
Any variance to the regulations stated below will require consideration by the Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA). If you wish to plead your case for variance before the BZA you will need to complete the Variance Application and submit with the application fee of $200 made payable to the City of Jacksboro.
A no-fee permit is required. It shall be unlawful for any person to erect or have erected a new fence, or replace an existing fence in the City without first obtaining a construction permit.
DEFINITION: A Fence is a barrier erected upon, or immediately adjacent to, a property line for the purpose of separating properties, enclosing or protecting the property within its perimeter. Construction site barriers and landscape treatments shall not be classified as a Fence.
PERMITTED MATERIALS: Wood, masonry, chain link, wrought iron, galvanized steel pipe, vinyl or other materials designed for the primary purpose of Fence construction unless otherwise regulated or prohibited by the zoning ordinance. Masonry Fence shall include brick, decorative block, split face stone construction, natural stone, stucco, or other material approved for the primary purpose of masonry Fence construction; but shall not include concrete masonry unit (CMU) blocks.
TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION SITE FENCES: Temporary construction site Fences shall be permitted to enclose the complete project or a partial area. Fences under this section shall be erected in such position or placed so as to not be dangerous or detrimental to the health or safety of any person or obstruct the view so as to constitute a traffic hazard. Temporary construction Fences shall be removed prior to occupancy of the facility.
SWIMMING POOL FENCING REQUIREMENTS
FINAL INSPECTION IS REQUIRED
By submitting this document I am stating that I am the Property Owner or Authorized Property Owner Representative. As a Property Owner Representative I have uploaded or will provide proof of legal representation.
Also, I understand this application will not be accepted if all required documentation and application fees are not recieved within 5 business days of submitting the application.
A fence is a barrier erected upon, or immediately adjacent to, a property line for the purpose of separating properties, enclosing or protecting the property within its perimeter. Construction site barriers and landscape treatments shall not be classified as a fence.
An approved masonry fence shall include brick, decorative block, slit fencestone construction, natural stone, stucco, or other material approved for the primary purpose of masonry fence construction; but shall not include concrete masonry unit (CMU) blocks.
It shall be unlawful for any person to erect or have erected a new fence, or replace an existing fence in the City without first obtaining a construction permit.
ENCROACHMENT ON PUBLIC PROPERTY
Fences, guy wires, braces or any post of such fence shall not be constructed upon or caused to protrude over property that the City or the general public has dominion and control over, owns, or has an easement except upon private utility easements.
HEIGHT AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS
Fences shall not be erected, constructed, or reconstructed to a height of more than (6’) six feet above the adjoining ground level of the owner’s or lessee’s property.
As required by the City of Jacksboro zoning ordinance, no fence shall be erected, constructed, or reconstructed to a height of more than (24”) twenty-four inches above the adjoining ground level of the owner’s or lessee’s property in a front yard.
Fences shall not be constricted in any manner that will disrupt proper drainage, or divert drainage onto adjacent property.
Materials permitted are wood, masonry, chain link, wrought iron, galvanized steel pipe, vinyl or other materials designed for the primary purpose of fence construction unless otherwise regulated or prohibited by the zoning ordinance.
All structural members shall be designed to prevent rust, corrosion and rotting or be of a material that is impervious to rust, corrosion, rotting or deterioration from the elements.
All new wood fences must use metal posts set in concrete as approved by the building official. Alternative fence post materials for fences such as vinyl, masonry or post and rail fences may be approved by the building official.
Fences shall be constructed in a manner to provide a continuous barrier without missing sections along each elevation side. Gates shall be allowed to be an integral part.
As required by the City of Jacksboro zoning ordinance, a fence shall not be constructed to restrict the visibility of a driver of a vehicle or be sight-obscuring within the sight triangles set forth for street to street or drive to street intersections.
WOODEN FENCES MINIMUM STANDARDS
Materials shall be securely fastened, vertical boards to horizontal stringers, stringers to vertical posts, to ensure an ongoing attractive appearance and safe condition, free from rot, rust, vandalism, and other sources of decay.
Fences shall be treated lumber or treated with weather-resistant material to prevent premature deterioration.
Fences facing a thoroughfare shall be adequately maintained by the owner(s) or person(s) in charge of the property and shall not become dilapidated or deteriorated.
A fence facing a thoroughfare shall be considered dilapidated if its pickets or structural members between vertical supports are substantially damaged, missing or rotted beyond repair; or if any portion of the fence is more than (15) degrees off vertical alignment.
All damaged, removed or missing portions of a fence facing a thoroughfare shall be replaced or repaired with similar materials to the remaining portion of such fence.
Masonry fences and masonry fence columns facing a thoroughfare that require complete or partial replacement, damaged or in need of repaishall be replaced, repaired or reconstructed with the same or similar masonry materials and same or similar color of masonry materials provided the materials are still available and comply with the requirement for masonry fence construction.
The owner of a property that has a masonry fence that is not required by ordinance under zoning or development standards may appeal to the Building and Standards Commission to repair or replace an existing masonry fence or masonry fence columns facing a thoroughfare with alternative screening methods or materials that do not comply with the regulations specified in section 22-558 (3).
Fences shall not have murals, graffiti, advertising or other illegal signage.
No fence erected above ground on any property shall be electrically charged in any manner or form which includes but is not limited to fences electrically charged by battery or those tied in with an electrical outlet.
Fences or any part of such fence shall not be constructed to impede ingress or egress of a stairway, entrance, or exit of a building.
Fences shall not be constructed of broken concrete stacked in piles or rows, razor ribbon, sheet/corrugated metal, fiberglass panels, plywood, barbed wire, corral or feedlot panels, pallets made from wood or other material, or other materials not manufactured or designed for the primary purpose of fence construction.
TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION SITE FENCES
Construction sites- Temporary construction site fences shall be permitted to enclose the complete project or partial area. Fences under this section shall be erected in such position or placed so as to not be dangerous or detrimental to the health or safety of any person or obstruct the view so as to constitute a traffic hazard. Temporary construction fences shall be removed prior to occupancy of the facility.
Swimming pool construction sites - A Temporary fence not less than four feet in height shall be installed to provide a barrier for all unprotected portions of the pool capable of retaining water. A temporary fence shall not be used as the required permanent barrier for a swimming pool.
FENCE PLAN REVIEW
Prior to the erection or installation of any fence, a fence application must be submitted for review and approved. The application for permit is a no-fee permit, however it requires the requestor to acknowledge and understand the City of Jacksboro Fence Regulations.
FENCE FOR RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOL
Regulations for private swimming pool fence construction shall be regulated by the currently adopted International Residential Code.
Public and semi private swimming pools shall comply with the requirements of State law, including but not limited to Chapter 214 of the Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 757 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 341 of the Texas Administrative Code.
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