Newsrack Permit

ParkHouston - ARAPH1018
Contact
Administration & Regulatory Affairs
ParkHouston

Physical Address:

2020 McKinney
Houston, TX 77003

832.393.8690
832.393.8646
Plan Review
Not Required
Inspection
Not Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$350.25
Admin fee
$29.72
Renewal fee
$350.25 (if permittee fails to renew prior to expiration date)
Valid Period
3 years
Processing Time
15 minutes

About

Newsrack means any self-service or coin-operated box, container, storage unit, or other dispenser installed, used, or maintained for the display and sale or distribution without charge of newspapers, periodicals, magazines or other publications.

It shall be unlawful for any person to place, maintain, or cause to be placed, or maintained a newsrack on, or projecting on, any public right-of-way without first receiving a permit from the city for the newsrack and affixing a decal evidencing such permit on the newsrack.

After Approval

Permit is issued to the publication.

Decals purchased must be adhered to individual newsboxes per location assignment which is provided by ParkHouston.

Conditions & Exceptions

Parking citations

All delinquent parking citations must be resolved before permit can be issued.

 

Sales tax

Permit is also subject to sales tax.

Additional Resources
Statutory Authority
What You Need

Apply in Person

Bring the completed application, required documents, and payment to:
ParkHouston
2020 McKinney
Houston, TX 77003

Apply by Mail

Mail the completed application, required documents and payment to:
ParkHouston
2020 McKinney
Houston, TX 77003

Cash is not accepted for mailed applications.

Apply by Fax

Fax the completed application, required documents, and payment to 832-393-8646. Only credit cards are accepted for faxed applications.

Conditions & Exceptions

Parking citations

All delinquent parking citations must be resolved before permit can be issued.

What You Need

Renewal notices are mailed every 3 years approximately 2 months prior to the expiration date.

Renew in Person

Bring the completed application, required documents, and payment to:
ParkHouston
2020 McKinney
Houston, TX 77003

Renew by Mail

Mail the completed application, required documents and payment to:
ParkHouston
2020 McKinney
Houston, TX 77003

Cash is not accepted for mailed applications.

Conditions & Exceptions

Parking citations

All delinquent parking citations must be resolved before permit can be issued.