Paving Permit (Right of Way)

HPWOCE1040
Plan Review
Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Not Required
Fee
$119.40 (price increase subject to change)
Admin fee
$32.16
Valid Period
120 days
Processing Time
3-5 business days
APPLY, PLAN REVIEW & INSPECTIONS QUESTIONS
Houston Public Works

1002 Washington Avenue

Houston, Texas 77002

8:00-4:00 p.m.

About

A Paving permit is granted for constructing/paving of public streets including new curb and gutters inside the City limits. In addition, this permit also covers the repair, improvement, and/or maintenance of an alley. 

After Approval

After the permit is issued, all submitted documentation will be delivered to the Construction/Inspection group. The customer is required to call the inspector listed on their permit 48 hours before construction starts.

Conditions & Exceptions

Requires approved drawing plans from OCE Plan Review prior to applying for permit. The approved drawing plans are only valid for one year. 

Statutory Authority
What You Need

One set of Plan and Profile (not over one year old); one original paving ROW application; and original bond with POA notarized 

Apply Online

To request an application or submit completed documents, email [email protected] 

Conditions & Exceptions

The approved plans are only valid for one year. Any extensions must be requested through the OCE Plan Review process. For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or call 832-394-9690.

What You Need

Submit one set of full-sized, signed and sealed drawings from a licensed engineer to OCE via ProjectDox for plan review and approval. For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or call 832-394-9690. 

What You Need

A valid permit with the inspector’s contact information listed. 

Schedule by Phone

After permit is issued, all paperwork will be delivered to the Construction/Inspection group. The customer is required to call the inspector on file 48 hours before construction starts.