Annual Electrical Maintenance Permit

Electrical Inspections - HPWCODE1048
Contact
Houston Public Works
Electrical Inspections

1002 Washington Ave., 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

832.394.8860
8 am to 4:30 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
Inspection
Not Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$240.73
Admin fee
$29.64
Renewal fee
$240.73
Valid Period
1 year
Processing Time
1 hour in person or up to 48 hours once received by mail

About

Upon making written application and payment of all applicable fees, a person having ownership or control over property may obtain an annual maintenance permit for the keeping in safe repair of any and all electrical maintenance work as defined by this code on existing electrical installations, apparatus and equipment in the building and on the property on which the building is located if the applicant employs a person as a full-time employee who will actually perform the electrical maintenance work.

After Approval

Permit must be displayed on premise of property assigned to.

Non-scheduled inspections may be performed to verify property status.

Renewal invoices are mailed out 60 days prior to expiration date.

Conditions & Exceptions

All electrical maintenance work has to be performed by a full-time employee.

What You Need
  • CE-1241 Annual Electrical Maintenance Repair Permit Application
    • Name of business 
    • Physical address 
    • Mailing address 
    • Phone number of Contact Person
    • Names of employees performing electrical maintenance work
       
  • Method of payment: cash, check, credit card

Apply in Person

Bring completed application and payment to 1002 Washington Ave., 4th floor, Houston, TX 77002

Apply by Mail

Mail a completed copy of the CE-1241 Annual Electrical Maintenance Repair Permit Application and payment to:

Houston Permitting Center - Electrical Inspections
P.O. Box 2688
Houston, TX 77252-2688

 

What You Need

A renewal invoice is mailed out 60 days prior to the expiration date. It is the responsibility of the owner/operator to contact the Electrical Inspections section prior to expiration date if invoice is not received.

  • Application
  • Name of business 
  • Physical address 
  • Mailing address 
  • Phone number of Contact Person
  • Names of employees performing electrical maintenance work
  • Method of payment: cash, check, credit card
Renew in Person

1002 Washington Ave, Houston TX. 77002 Electrical Inspections Section 4th fl.

Renew by Mail

Fill out form CE-1241, include invoice with applicable fee with a business check, personal check, money order, cashiers check and mail to:
City of Houston 
Electrical Inspection 
P.O. Box 2688 
Houston TX 77252-2688

Conditions & Exceptions

Outstanding balances for prior years will generate under the new invoice and must be paid at the same time the permit is paid by applicant if ownership has not changed.