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The Houston Permitting Center will be closed for repairs on Tuesday, July 9, 20245. Please use our online services where they are available. Avoid unnecessary travel, and monitor road conditions at
Due to severe weather conditions, the Houston Permitting Center will be closed on Monday, July 8, 2024. Please use our online services where available. Weather conditions may change rapidly, so avoid unnecessary travel, monitor road conditions at, and turn around; don't drown. 
The Houston Permitting Center has worked with Paymentus to restore the transaction ceiling limit to accommodate payments of up to $1 million.  Stay updated with the latest information on our website and follow us on our social media channels, @cohpermits. Revised:…
A supplement to the City's Infrastructure Design Manual (IDM) for Chapter 6 has gone into effect on Friday, June 21, 2024. The update addresses Subsurface Utility Exploration | SUE level required for: variances being requested for utility clearances utility…
  Our office will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024, for Independence Day. We will reopen on Friday, July 5, 2024, at our regular business hours.