Electronic locks permit

Occupancy Inspections - HPWCODE1110
Contact
Houston Public Works
Occupancy Inspections

Physical Address:

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

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2688
Houston, TX 77252-2688

832.394.8880 (main)
832.394.9630
8 am to 4:30 pm
Plan Review
Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Not Required
Fee
See Conditions & Exceptions
Admin fee
$29.64
Plan review fee
$80.41
Inspection fee
$80.41(see Conditions & Exceptions)
Valid Period
180 days
Processing Time
20 minutes per application

About

E-lock inspection is conducted to insure that electronic locks used to secure buildings have been installed correctly, and that under emergency conditions all magnetic locks release to provide immediate exit egress.

After Approval

A door tag should be displayed per device and per floor.

Conditions & Exceptions

If the plans are approved, customer will pick-up the plans and pay the 05 permit fee

Fees

O5 Permit fee:                               $80.41                *Permit fee without the Admin fee

RV Permit – Revision fee:            $83.00               *Permit fee without the Admin fee

OT Permit – Overtime fee:          $284.59              *Permit fee without the Admin fee

E-lock Retag

1-5 tags:             $80.41                *Permit fee without the Admin fee
6-10 tags:           $114.86              *Permit fee without the Admin fee
11-15 tags:         $172.29              *Permit fee without the Admin fee

 

Statutory Authority
What You Need

A completed application (form CE-1318) and 2 sets of plans.

Apply Online
  1. Log into iPermit portal

 

Apply in Person

Bring the application and plans to Occupancy Inspection, located at 1002 Washington Ave. 1st floor, Houston, Texas 77002. 8:00am-4:30pm A CSR will create a project number and provide you with a Plan Review Receipt. The 05 permit fee is due only if the plans are approved.

What You Need

2 sets of Plans w/Spec(s) One-line Diagram Doors Numbered Legend Address Matches App. Total Square Feet Listed Sprinkler System Identified Total Number of Floors in Bldg. Scaling Size Identified Existing Door Info. Wiring Declaration Statement All Re-entry Floors Listed

Submit Plans Online

Effective all plans must be submitted online.

What You Need

1. Access to all areas approved on plans.

Schedule by Phone

To schedule an inspection, call 832-394-8880.

Conditions & Exceptions

Contractor must be present to perform the inspection. Building emergency exit system must be operational. All electric door locking hardware and software must be installed.