Notice of Model Code Amendments and Public Comment Period

The purpose of this notice is to advise the public of proposed amendments to the City of Houston Construction Code and to provide the public with an opportunity to submit a public comment on the matter during the public comment period.


Model codes to be amended

Select the links below to download and view the full text of the proposed amendments:


Public Comment

You may submit public comments about this code adoption or amendment. Public comments must be submitted in writing by email to [email protected] or in person at the Code Development Office located at:
1002 Washington Avenue, 4th floor
Houston, Texas 77002

All public comments will be considered prior to the conclusion of the public comment period on April 7, 2021. A copy of the written response will be sent to each person who submits a public comment and to all parties who have signed up for notices and alerts through the Code Development website.

For more information on submitting a public comment please view the public comment form and instructions located on our website at:



Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations to participate in the code adoption process should contact the Code Development team at [email protected] or by phone at 832-394-9171. Interested parties may also contact our department by using the 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) service.



This notice is posted on the Code Development website at least 21 days before consideration of a model code adoption/amendment in compliance with Section 214.217 of the Texas Local Government Code.


To save a copy of this notice, download it here


Last updated: March 4 , 2021