Residential Roofing Permit

Instrument Reference Number
Valid Period
6 Months
Not Required
Plan Review
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
Processing Time
10 Business Day

Permit for a re-roof or roofing overlay for a residence structure.

After Approval

Permit must be kept on site until final approval is granted.

Apply Online Steps

1. Log in or create an iPermits account at:

2. Email required documents to [email protected]

3. Once the application is processed, you will receive a sales order via email.

4. Pay for the permit online

Plan Review Conditions & Exceptions
  • If the project involves changing the supporting roof structure, two complete sets of plans must be submitted in addition to the items listed above.
  • Roof covering that does not exceed 100 square feet is exempt from a permit.
Inspection What you need

Permit and worksheet are required to be on-site for the inspection. If corrections are required, call 832-394-8840 for a reinspection.

Inspection Schedule by Phone Steps

To schedule inspections, contact the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System at 713-222-9922 or the Structural Inspections group at 832-394-8840.

Inspection Schedule Online Steps

Enter the appropriate project number into the field and click Submit button.

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