Development Resources

The City of Forney Engineering Department is responsible for the review and release for construction, of all new construction and reconstruction projects within the City limits as well as within its ETJ. The Engineering Department also assists the Community Development Department and Public Works in assuring that all public improvements for construction are designed to meet current City specifications.

Below are several documents and resources for developers and engineers, that will help ensure easy transition through the development process. For more information or questions, please contact the City Engineer at 972-564-7375.

Codes and Ordinances

All City Codes and Ordinances are accessible online through Franklin Legal Publishing

Engineering Design Standards

The Engineering Department manages and updates the City standards for design of civil engineering projects within the City. Standards are the City standard details and the City standards for design of public infrastructure. 

Engineering Development Process

To assist all developers and engineers through the development process with the City, we have provided all documentation online you will need for your project. This is includes, but is not limited to preliminary plat requirements, final plat requirements and a development application. For more information about the development process, please visit our Planning Department