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Upcoming Events

Join the Office of the City Engineer for a webinar on the City of Houston's Infrastructure Design Manual (IDM). The latest edition of the IDM will go into effect on October 1, 2022. The webinar will cover the high-level changes implemented in the 2021-2022 review cycle: Chapter 1 General…

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New guidelines for invoicing Mechanical Section– Elevator Group & Boiler Group The Houston Permitting Center is moving to electronic billing. As one of our customers you are  receiving this advance notification. If you are not the correct contact, please forward it to your  Accounts Payable…
The Office of the City Engineer is pleased to release a new guide to help engineers calculate detention rates for their plans. Multiple detention scenarios for residential and commercial developments are covered in the guide. These examples are based on detention criteria in Chapter 9 of the…
New guidelines for invoicing Sign Administration The Houston Permitting Center is moving to electronic billing. With our new e-invoicing guidelines, the Sign Administration Group will issue invoices in electronic format as the preferred way of submitting invoices to our customers starting…
The Planning Department's Q-flow service will be closed Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 12:30 pm - 3 pm. Normal business hours will resume on Friday, July 15th, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
External applicants and current employees are encouraged to apply online before July 26, 2022.  The Job Titles and PN for each job is located on the attached flyer.  Applying before the career fair will save you time from having to apply at the fair. Here is the link to the City of Houston career…