Important notice for Fire Permit Application

    1. Starting from November 18, 2019, all Fire Permits must continue to be reviewed by an approved Third-Party Organization before applying through ArlingtonPermits.com. This does not apply to permit applications with 9 sprinkler heads or less.

    2. Starting from March 26, 2020, we will ONLY accept new Fire Permit applications and associated plans and documents for review through ArlingtonPermits.com and ePlan review.  No hard-copy submittals will be accepted. You will also be required to pay online along with your submittal. Instructions for electronic plan submittal is posted below. If you are experiencing difficulties uploading your files OR if you don't receive an email confirmation about the acceptance of your submittal within two business days of your application, please email us at servicerep@arlingtontx.gov and we will call you back.

Revision to Approved permits is not yet available to be submitted onlne. However, in the wake of COVID-19, we are temporarily requiring the Revision to Approved Plans Application to be filled out electronically and emailed to plansexam@arlingtontx.govWe will email you when fees are available to pay online at ArlingtonPermits.com

Instructions for uploading plans and documents on ArlingtonPermits.com:

First Step:

Please make sure you comply with the following File Requirements:

  1. One (1) single file for the plans, not multiple. (If document sizes are different, files can be split among document sizes)
  2. Only PDF 1.4 format or greater.
  3. Maximum file size is 100MB (500 pages).
  4. Black and White plot style. No colored pens.
  5. Drawn to scale with scale on plans.
  6. All pages must be oriented upright.
  7. File flattened flatten when creating PDFs from CAD; or view in Adobe to ensure no ‘editable content appears in ‘Comment panel of PDF tool.
  8. File encryption no password protected or encrypted (locked).
  9. Scanned files are acceptable but must meet all submittal requirements.
  10. File naming name each file with the project address or project name. Filenames should not exceed 140 characters in length. No special characters.

Second Step:

Customers must run their construction plans (not supporting documents)  through Scout PDF Analyzer software to ensure the documents will upload successfully to ArlingtonPermits.com. 

Third Step:

There are only two following attachment types on ArlingtonPermits.com that you will be selecting for documents/plans that are to be sent to ePlanReview.

  1. ‘Electronic Plans’  (Files to be uploaded as ‘electronic plans’ include the plan sheets.)
  2. ‘Plan Review Documentation’ (Files to be uploaded as ‘plan review documentation’ include specs, technical literature, calcs, etc.)

For new permit submittals, under the Additional Attachments Detail, you must select: Version 1.  Version 2 is used for Resubmittals ONLY.

Fourth Step:

You should also attach any supplemental documents not related directly to review documentation (such as TPO Forms or letters, etc.) by choosing ‘Miscellaneous’ attachment type.



On July 5, the City Council approved the City's Third Party Organization (TPO) Program that provides for the option of third party plan review and/or inspections effective August 1, 2005.

 

A PDF file of the program documents and a Word file of the application is attached for use by interested third party organizations.

The City will be accepting registration forms immediately and construction projects reviewed by TPOs may be submitted on August 1 or after.

This web page will be updated periodically with additional information as it becomes available.