Site Plan Compliance Review (One Stop)

Instrument Reference Number
Valid Period
Life of Permit
Not Required
Plan Review
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
Plan review fee
See City of Houston fee schedule
Processing Time
Same Day

A site plan review that does not require a development plat and is related to single family residence. Refer to 42-22 of the City of Houston Code of Ordinances. Additions and remodels.

After Approval

Remain in compliance with approved permit set.

Apply What you need

Need to include with the permit set of drawings:

  • Detailed site plan (2 copies per minimum requirements below)
  • Recorded plat (with property normally designated as Unrestricted Reserve; and survey upon request)
  • Prior review information if resubmittal (Markups, notes and/or correspondence from staff)
Apply Online Steps

Complete a building permit application via iPermits Portal and include in plan set submittal.

Apply in Person Steps

Include in building permit set

Apply Conditions & Exceptions

Refer to Chapter 42-22 (1-5)

Plan Review What you need

Include a civil or architectural drawn site plan in building permit set. (Paper or Electronic)

Plan Review Submit in Person Steps
  1. Submit documents and plans at the Permits Office located on the first floor at 1002 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77002.
  2. Plans will be routed to the Planning Department. 
  3. Applicant will be notified when plans are ready for pickup.
  4. Re-submittals are accepted at the window on the 3rd floor.
Plan Review Submit Online Steps
  1. Log into ProjectDox portal and upload plan set into the appropriate folders.
  2. Complete the assigned task to notify the City the plan set is ready for review.

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