Floodplain Management Office
1002 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Houston, TX 77002
Private developer infrastructure consists of the design, construction, operation, and modification of streets, alleys, bridges, traffic control signs and signals, sewers , water and fire lines, and underground conduit systems. Private developer infrastructure plans must be submitted to the Office of the City Engineer for Floodplain Management Office review
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), and final inspections are conducted.
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.
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.
1. Drawings with flood plan notes (FIRM panel, base flood elevation, floodplain zone), 2. Drawings with relevant survey benchmarks and elevation reference marks, 3. Flood proofing certificate may be required based on scope of work
Applicant can use Project Dox to submit online 1. Upload all required documents and drawings 2. Mark complete the assigned task.
Submit plans to the permit counter within the Office of the City Engineer