The Right of Way section enforces the city's ordinance that regulates sidewalks, streets, and bridges by managing the review and approval of plans and processing of construction permits. The section also processes permits for driveways, alley entrances, and culverts.
For the construction of a new driveway and/or sidewalk; or for removing and replacing an existing driveway, sidewalk, and/or curb & gutter.
Construction of a new curb and gutter which requires plan and profile submittal and approval with the Office of the City Engineer.
In 2001, the City of Houston passed Ordinance No.
For the construction of a new driveway and/or sidewalk; for removing and replacing an existing driveway, sidewalk and/or curb & gutter; and for extending the driveway.
Residential homeowners may repair and replace portions of an existing sidewalk without a permit or bond if the area of repair and replacement:
Subdivision Identification Marker means a marker placed in the public right-of-way (ROW) intended to identify a residential community or residential development with 50 or more platted single-famil