In accordance with City policy, most permit, license and registration fees will increase by 1.566630% on January 1, 2020. This percentage is based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Mailed invoices are subject to the fees in effect on the invoice date.
The new minimum fee for most Building Code Enforcement permits will be $80.41 and the administrative fee will be $29.64. The new minimum fee for plumbing permits will be $86.15.
Applications for single-trade permits submitted prior to the effective date will be grandfathered under the previous fees. Construction plans submitted prior to Jan. 1, 2020 must comply with the
pre-requisites for the 2019 fees to apply.
For printable versions of Code Enforcement’s fee schedules, please visit: https://www.houstonpermittingcenter.org/help/fee-schedules