Developer Participation Plan

Plan Review
Not Required
$390 to $1,110
Valid Period
4.5-7.5 years
Processing Time
2 months
Houston Public Works

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

8am – 12pm or by appointment


Contract for building water, sanitary and storm drainage lines for HUD single-family residences.

After Approval

Depending on DPC contract, reimbursement may be requested after the completion and acceptance of infrastructure (and 25 percent of the number of housing units required by a 70 percent developer reimbursement contract).

Conditions & Exceptions

The DPC must be

  • approved by the Director and countersigned by City Controller,
  • have pre-approved, executed bond forms must be approved by Legal prior to start of construction (issuance of Notice to Proceed),
  • construction must be completed and accepted by the Office of the City Engineer prior to submitting invoice for reimbursement
What You Need
  • Affidavit of Ownership or Control Form,
  • Notice To Proceed,
  • DPC contract (30%, 50% or 70%),
  • Acknowledgement Form,
  • Checklist (30%, 50% or 70%),
  • Storm Payment Form (70% DPC only),
  • Impact Fee Waiver Affidavit (70% DPC only),
  • Copy of Bonds (Performance, Statutory Payment, One Year Maintenance, and One Year Surface Correction Bond),
  • Contractor Certificates (once 100% of construction is completed)
Apply in Person

Set up a meeting with Utility Analysis Developer Services by calling 832.394.8998 or 832.394.9001.

Conditions & Exceptions

DPC must be countersigned by the City Controller prior to starting construction or the contract is void and city staff shall not pay.

What You Need

Construction of pipe must be inspected by Office of the City Engineer. For 70% reimbursement DPCs, inspection must be performed to verify complete construction of 25% of homes.

Schedule by Phone

Call 832.394.8998 or 832.394.9001 to schedule an inspection.

Conditions & Exceptions

All inspections are conducted by appointment only.