Earth Hauling Permit

Permits - HPWCODE1009
Contact
Houston Public Works
Permits

1002 Washington Ave., 1st Floor
Houston, TX 77002

832.394.8899
832.395.9621
8 am to 3 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
Inspection
Not Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$5.94
Admin fee
$29.72
Renewal fee
$5.94
Valid Period
1 year
Processing Time
1-2 business days

About

An earth hauling permit is required for anyone who wishes to transport earth materials in the City of Houston. Earth materials include: minerals, rocks, and soil. 

Conditions & Exceptions

Code Enforcement officers may request a copy of your earth hauling permit at any time. Please keep a legible copy of your permit within your vehicle. You may also display your Earth Hauling number (EH#) on your vehicle to assist in the identification of your permit. 

What You Need

To obtain approval for new or existing earth haulers, please submit a completed copy of the CE-1026 Earth Hauling Application.


Apply Online
  1. Complete the Earth Hauling Application (CE-1026) form and submit it via email to [email protected].
  2. Register for or log in to your iPermits account.
  3. Once your application is processed, you will receive a sales order and instructions on how to pay for the permit/renewal online.
Apply by Mail

Complete the Earth Hauling Application (CE-1026) and mail it along with a check or money order for the amount of $35.57 payable to the City of Houston to:

City of Houston
PWE-Permits Office
P.O. Box 2688
Houston, TX 77252-2688

What You Need

To renew your earth hauling permit, please submit a completed copy of the CE-1026 Earth Hauling Application. 

Renew Online
  1. Complete the Earth Hauling Application (CE-1026) form and submit it via email to [email protected].
  2. Register for or log in to your iPermits account.
  3. Once your application is processed, you will receive a sales order and instructios on how to pay for the permit/renewal online.
Renew by Mail

Complete the Earth Hauling Application (CE-1026) and mail it along with a check or money order for the amount of $35.57 payable to the City of Houston to:

City of Houston
PWE-Permits Office
P.O. Box 2688
Houston, TX 77252-2688 

A copy of the approved permit will be mailed to the address listed on your form.