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The 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) was adopted by the State of Texas and became effective November 1, 2020.   The City of Houston has started reviewing electrical plans in compliance with the 2020 NEC. All permit applications submitted on or after the state-mandated effective date will be…
Standard details for joint City/County low cost and innovative residential foundation systems for elevated homes are available to download.  This collaboration was proposed by Houston Public Works Director Carol Haddock and Harris County Engineer John R. Blount, P.E., in response to changes in the…
Update: We will delay opening today, Sep. 23, until 10 am. High water may still be on the roads. Please check road conditions before traveling.   All city facilities will be closed today, Sep. 22, due to Tropical Storm Beta. Please use our online services where available. Weather conditions may…
NOTICE General Appeals Board Videoconference Meeting Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:00 P.M. Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 coronavirus, this meeting will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams, a web-conferencing platform. The General Appeals Board will be…
City Council approved the Walkable Places and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) rules on August 5, 2020 to enhance the pedestrian experience throughout Houston’s neighborhoods. This will change requirements of sidewalks, building lines, and parking spaces. Applicants will receive incentives when…