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The City of Houston is about to begin engaging stakeholders in the City’s Construction Code Modernization (CCM) project, designed to build a resilient and sustainable City that can shield us from future shocks and stressors to keep Houstonians safe, healthy, and strong. Mayor Turner turned to…
Building Code Enforcement's Plan Review section is joining our pilot of a new appointment booking program called Microsoft Bookings. The pilot started with the Office of the City Engineer's Public Utilities and Permits section earlier this summer.  BCE Plan Review will offer online appointments to…
Effective Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, when an Occupancy inspector returns to a site after a 15-day notice has been issued to a business owner, an investigation fee will be assessed in addition to any citations for violations found at the site.  For questions about this change, please contact Occupancy…
The Houston Permitting Center will be closed on the following days: Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, for Veterans Day Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holidays Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26, for Christmas holidays Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, for New Year's Day Please visit…
The Applied Technology Council (ATC) announced that with the release of ASCE 7-22, it will no longer update its Hazard by Location website to support the calculation of design loads for future editions of national codes and standards.  The City of Houston 2015 Construction Code does not reference…