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View the Land Use Table.
View the Zoning Districts.
The City of Royse City has partnered with SC Tracking Solutions to utilize an online tracking tool for the purpose of Alarm Permit Renewal/Registration payment. The City of Royse City Renewal/Registration fee is $25 plus tax for all residents/business owners/tenants that have a monitored alarm system. Please follow the 4 steps to complete the transaction:
Payments will no longer be accepted at the City of Royse City - City Hall for alarm permits. SC Tracking Solutions accepts Visa, Master Card, American Express, debit, and prepayment cards, no checks, please. If you have any questions or concerns please email SC Tracking Solutions or call 866-232-0174. Access the SC Tracking Form (PDF). First-time registrations please call SC Tracking for a Catalog Number.
No, but there are rules in place for holding them:
No signs are allowed on any utility pole, tree, fence, or structure, or to be placed on any public road right-of-way (street corners).
Yes. The Texas State Plumbing License Law requires that a plumbing permit be obtained and the work inspected by a state-licensed plumbing inspector from the City. A licensed master plumber must register with the city and pull the required permit. Access the Water Heater Permit Information Guide.
You can view the code of ordinances online.
You will need to obtain a permit for a storage building that exceeds 120 square feet. If the building is less than 120 square feet, you do not need a permit. All accessory buildings must meet established setback requirements. Access the Accessory Structure Permit Information Guide (PDF).
A permit is required for all fences. Access the Fence Permit Information Guide (PDF).
Yes, all roof work requires a permit. All roofing contractors must be registered with the City. View the Roof Permit Information Guide (PDF).
Yes, all new irrigation systems require permits. Repair to an existing system may be done without a permit. View the Irrigation Permit Information Guide (PDF).
An electrical permit is required when you add circuits to your existing system, change out breaker panels, etc. Changing out existing fixtures and plugs/switches does not require a permit. View the Electrical Permit Information Guide (PDF).
A mechanical permit is required when you add or replace any of the equipment in the air conditioning/furnace (HVAC) system. Access the HVAC Permit Information Guide (PDF).
A remodel permit is required when you alter the layout of the home - change out windows, add new siding or facade, remove or replace tubs/showers, etc. View the Residential Remodel and Addition Information Guide (PDF).
If your pool is greater than 24 inches in height or in excess of 5,000-gallon capacity then a permit will be required. Access the Swimming Pool, Spa & Hot Tub Permit Information Guide (PDF).
Yes, we offer this service free at Station 1.
Yes, please visit our Community Engagement page for more information and to submit a request.
A fire report may be obtained by submitting a public information request or contacting the City Secretary's office at 972-524-4825.
The Fire Marshal's office provides home/foster inspections for fire safety, state certifications, and evacuation plans. Please contact RCFD@RoyseCity.com
The sirens are tested on the second and fourth Tuesday's of each month. Testing may be canceled due to inclement weather.
No, fireworks are illegal to sell, possess, or discharge within city limits.
Currently there are no available positions for volunteer firefighters with the Royse City Fire Department. If you have any questions, please contact Battalion Chief Russell Thomas.
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