Superstructure Permit

Commercial Plan Review - HPWCODE1153
Contact
Houston Public Works
Commercial Plan Review

1002 Washington Ave., 3rd floor
Houston, TX 77002

832.394.8810
8 am to 3 pm
Plan Review
Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Not Required
Fee
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
$28.50
Valid Period
6 Months
Processing Time
15 Business Days

About

Commercial construction. New buildings, remodel or conversion of existing buildings or additions to existing buildings.

After Approval

Permit must be kept on site until final approval is granted.

Additional Resources
What You Need
  • Building Permit Application
  • Declaration in Support of Application for City of Houston Building Permit
  • Complete Set of Plans Uploaded
Apply Online

1. Log in or create an iPermits account at: https://www.hpceservices.org/

2. Complete building permit application

3. Pay plan review fee(s)

4. Receive email invitation to upload plans.

Conditions & Exceptions

May require approval by any or all of the following groups based on scope or other conditions: Structural, Planning, Utilities, Stormwater, Traffic, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Infrastructure, Forestry, Sprinklers, Fire Marshall, Health, Engineering, Flood Plain

What You Need
  • Building Permit Application and Complete Set of Plans Uploaded.
  • Based on the scope of the work architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sprinkler/standpipe, fire alarm, and fire-suppression drawings may be required.
Submit Plans Online

Once application is approved and the Plan review fee has been paid an email to upload and submit plans will be sent to the applicant.

What You Need

Superstructure plans and permit are required to be on-site for inspection. If corrections are required, call (832)394-8840 for a reinspection.

Schedule Online

Enter the appropriate project number into the field and click Submit button.

Schedule by Phone

To schedule inspections, contact the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System at 713-222-9922. Trade inspections must be scheduled by the appropriate registered licensed contractor.