Disconnect and plug main sewer permit

Plumbing Inspections - HPWCODE1083
Houston Public Works
Plumbing Inspections

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

8 am to 4:30 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
Not Required
$83.00 (Minimum permit fee is $86.15)
Admin fee
Valid Period
180 days
Processing Time
1 business day


Permit to disconnect sewer.

Conditions & Exceptions

Permit must be obtained by a master plumber registered with the City of Houston.

Minimum permit fee is $86.15

Statutory Authority
What You Need
  • Plumbing Permit Application (CE-1020)
    Note: Master Plumber License is required for permit

Apply Online
  1. Log in or submit an iPermits Acknowledgement Letter (CE-1240) to request an iPermits licensed user account
  2. Complete the plumbing permit application
  3. Pay for permit fee
  4. Permit will be emailed to the applicant



Apply in Person

Apply in person at 1002 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77002 or at one of the Satellite Offices.

Apply by Fax

Advance Pay Account holders may apply for the permit by fax.

Fax the completed Plumbing Permit Application (CE-1020) to the Permits Office at 832-395-9621.

What You Need

Permit must be on site for inspection.

Schedule Online

To schedule an inspection online:

  1. Enter the appropriate project number into the field and click the Submit button.
  2. Select the appropriate permit type and click the Submit button.
  3. Click on the Request link
  4. Select the appropriate type of inspection
  5. Enter your license number (digits only) and 4-digit scheduling PIN and click the Submit button.
Schedule by Phone

To schedule inspections, contact the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System at 713-222-9922.

Please follow the prompts and have the project number and your scheduling PIN readily available.

Conditions & Exceptions

Disconnect within 5 ft. of property line