Engineering Services - Utilities
1002 Washington Ave., 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77002
For the construction and/or repair of small/cell network or Directional Antenna Systems (DAS), and Fiber Optic Cable in the City of Houston right-of-way, Inside City limits, or outside City limits (aka ETJ - Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties.
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A method of payment. Engineering Firm in good standing with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. Plan sets must be in compliance with guidelines set by the City of Houston Infrastructure and Design Manual. Any additional information you would like to include such as Water/Wastewater Availability letters, Storm Letters, Etc.
1. Create an account for or log into iPermits portal. 2. Complete the “Office of the City Engineer Plan Review Application”. Choose the Electronic/ProjectDox submission option. 3. Complete payment of plan review fee (credit card or echeck) 4. Follow the invitation email to upload plans to ProjectDox and complete your task.
1. Bring the completed plan review application and required number of sets depending on the projects location to the Intake Window located on the 2nd floor: a. Inside City Limits – 4 Sets / 5 Sets if within the Floodplain b. Outside City Limits i. Harris County – 2 sets ii. Fort Bend County – 3 Sets iii. Montgomery County – 3 Sets 2. Bring the sales order to the Cashier Booth on the first floor to complete payment for the plan review fee. 3. Bring the payment receipt to the Intake Window on the 2nd floor. Plans will be routed to the appropriate disciplines.
The approved plans is only valid for one year; DAS/Small Cell applicants are required to submit a GIS file in addition to the completed Form at the time of submittal containing the coordinates for each site location.
After issuing the approved permit, the customer is required to give a 48-hr notice to the inspector's group prior to start any paving construction work.
Inspectors contact information is provided on the permit