New single family building

HPWFMO1021
Plan Review
Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Not Required
Admin fee
$30.51
Plan review fee
$385.98; see Conditions and Exceptions for more information
Valid Period
5 years
Processing Time
1-3 business days
APPLY, PLAN REVIEW & INSPECTIONS QUESTIONS
Houston Public Works

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

8 am to 3 pm

About

New single family building includes new, ground up construction and/or foundation move-in. The building is a structure maintained and used as a single dwelling unit.

After Approval

Applicant must pay for permit prior to construction. Permit must be kept on premises in public view, facing the right of way. Pre-construction, pre-fill (if introducing additional fill on site), 2nd elevation certificate, 3rd elevation certificate and final inspections are conducted.

Conditions & Exceptions

1. Floodplain development permit is not complete until signed,

2. Violations of the permit will be subject to citations as provided per Chapter 19 of the Code of Ordinances.

3. Fees may vary depending on acreage size and if the parcel is located in a conveyance zone or the floodway.

Fees

Development permit fees may vary depending on acreage size and if the parcel is located in a conveyance zone or the floodway. See the City Fee Schedule and search for "flood plain" for more details.

Statutory Authority
What You Need

1. Mitigation Plan,

2. Elevation Certificate based on construction drawings,

3. Dimensioned elevation plan sheet,

4. Conveyance Analysis (if property lies in conveyance zone),

5. Topographic survey,

6. Grading/drainage plan

Submit Plans Online

Applicant can use Project Dox to submit online:

1. Upload all required documents and drawings

2. Mark complete the assigned task.

What You Need

1. Pre-Construction Inspection: a. A copy of the approved plans and permit onsite. 2. Pre-Fill Inspection: a. A copy of the approved plans onsite b. A completed Pre-Fill Mitigation Certificate. May require: a pre-fill topographical survey and/or evidence of spoils removal and placement outside of the floodplain. 3. 2nd Elevation Certificate Inspection: a. A copy of the approved plans onsite. b. A correct, completed original Elevation Certificate marked “Building Under Construction” in section C1 of the certificate. 4. 3rd Elevation Certificate Inspection: a. A copy of the approved plans onsite. b. A correct, completed original Elevation Certificate marked “Finished Construction” in section C1 of the certificate. 5. Site work Final Inspection: a. A copy of the approved plans onsite May require: As-Built Survey, As-Built Mitigation Plan/Calculations, evidence of spoils removal and placement outside of the floodplain. 6. Final Floodplain Inspection: a. A copy of the approved plans onsite. May require: Flood Proofing Certificate.

Schedule Online

Enter the appropriate project number and click the Submit button.

Schedule by Phone

In Person: (832) 394-885 Automated: (713) 222-9922