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All front carports in the City of Mesquite require approval from the Board of Adjustment through a Special Exception. Contact the Planning and Zoning Division to determine if your property meets the criteria for a front carport.
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To see what a specific property is zoned please reference the City of Mesquite Interactive Map.
After verifying the zoning classification of the property, using the City of Mesquite Interactive Map, please refer to the City of Mesquite Zoning Ordinance use tables within the residential or non-residential sections. It is recommended that you call the Planning & Zoning Division to verify uses and other site conditions on the property in question.
Use the following link to view the Schedule of Permitted Uses in Nonresidential Zoning Districts
Depending on the desired use for the property, an administrative solution may not be legally viable. In such cases a Conditional Use Permit or Zoning Change Request may be considered by the Planning & Zoning Commission and the City Council if allowed through the Schedule of Permitted uses for that district. To determine your options, please contact the Planning & Zoning Division at 972-216-6212.