What is the standard height of a carport? Follow The standard height of a carport is 12 feet, which should offer enough clearance for most vehicles. Related articles How do you anchor a metal carport? Do I need a permit for a metal carport? Can you turn a metal carport into a garage? How much does it cost to build a steel workshop? How big does my hangar need to be? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.