Rebuilder - Used Parts and Used Accessory Dealers

Instrument Reference Number
HPDADD1012
Valid Period
1 year
Inspection
Not Required
Renewal
Required
Plan Review
Not Required
Fee
$75.20
Renewal fee
$64.46
Processing Time
1 hour
About

Rebuilder - Used Parts and Used Accessory Dealers permit is for any person who works at a Used Parts and Used Accessory Dealer business buying or selling used parts and accessories at wholesale or retail prices

After Approval

Permit must be kept on premises.

An annual, non-scheduled, unannounced inspection can be conducted at anytime to ensure compliance.

Renewal invoices are sent 30 to 45 days prior to expiration date.

Conditions and Exceptions

If the license is not renewed within 90 days after expiration, the applicant will have to re-apply as new and pay initial fee cost.

Apply What you need
  • Salesman license application
  • Criminal background check - The background check is conducted at an IdentoGo site. 
  • Current Texas ID or government-issued ID
  • Passport-style photo no smaller than 1.5 inches by 2 inches
  • Current ID card or license number issued by TDLR
  • Method of payment: business check, cashier's check, and money order. Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted in person only.
Apply in Person Steps
  1. Call the Auto Dealers Detail at 832.394.4800 between 48 to 72 hours after completing the background check to ensure the criminal history has been obtained.
  2. Bring the completed application, supporting documents and payment to the Houston Permitting Center. 
  3. Obtain a numbered ticket from the Information Desk and make your way to the basement.
  4. Scan your ticket at the reception desk to activate your place in line. Please wait in the lobby until your number is called.
  5. Pay the license fee at the Cashier's station located on the first floor,
  6. Bring the receipt back down to Auto Dealers station in the basement.
  7. The City of Houston Automotive Board reviews the application for each new business including consideration of the findings of a criminal background check. Notice of an Automotive Board public hearing on the business application is published.
  8. Approval or denial is decided by the Board at the hearing.
    • If denied, the applicant will be notified by letter.
    • If approved, the license will be processed and may be obtained in person at the hearing or mailed to address on file.
Apply by Mail Steps
  1. Call the Auto Dealers Detail at 832.394.4800 between 48 to 72 hours after completing the background check to ensure the criminal history has been obtained.
  2. Mail the completed application, required documents and payment (checks payable to the City of Houston) to:
    Houston Police Department: Auto Dealers Detail
    PO Box 3408
    Houston, TX 77253-3408
  3. The City of Houston Automotive Board reviews the application for each new business including consideration of the findings of a criminal background check. Notice of an Automotive Board public hearing on the business application is published.
  4. Approval or denial is decided by the Board at the hearing.
    • If denied, the applicant will be notified by letter.
    • If approved, the license will be processed and may be obtained in person at the hearing or mailed to address on file.
Renew What you need
  • Invoice (mailed 30 to 45 days prior to expiration date to the address on file)
  • Criminal background check - The background check is conducted at an IdentoGo site.
  • Current Texas ID or government-issued ID
  • Passport-style photo no smaller than 1.5 inches by 2 inches
  • Current ID card or license number issued by TDLR
  • Method of payment: business check, cashier's check, and money order. Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted in person only.
Renew in Person Steps
  1. Call the Auto Dealers Detail at 832.394.4800 between 48 to 72 hours after completing the background check to ensure the criminal history has been obtained.
  2. If the background check passes, bring the invoice and a form of payment to the Houston Permitting Center.
  3. Obtain a numbered ticket from the Information Desk and make your way to the basement.
  4. Scan your ticket at the reception desk to activate your place in line. Please wait in the lobby until your number is called.
  5. Pay the renewal fee at the Cashier's station located on the first floor.
  6. Bring the receipt back down to Auto Dealers station in the basement to receive the new license.

If the background check fails, contact Auto Dealers for next steps.

Renew by Mail Steps
  1. Call the Auto Dealers Detail at 832.394.4800 between 48 to 72 hours after completing the background check to ensure the criminal history has been obtained.
  2. If the background check passes, mail the invoice and payment (checks payable to the City of Houston) to:
    Houston Police Department: Auto Dealers Detail
    PO Box 3408
    Houston, TX 77253-3408
  3. The new license will be mailed to the address on file.

If the background check fails, contact Auto Dealers for next steps.

Renew Conditions & Exceptions

Background check must be passed before permit or license can be issued.

If the license is not renewed within 90 days after expiration, the applicant will have to re-apply as new and pay initial fee cost.


Source URL: https://www.houstonpermittingcenter.org/hpdadd1012