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The Inspection and Permits section reviews and approves street cut or excavation permits, and enforces the Street Cut Ordinance which regulates how excavations are made and construction is performed in the City’s Right of Way. We also oversee the enforcement of permits for private construction of utilities within the City’s Right of Way. This section also oversees that the integrity of the streets is maintained and the restoration is performed in compliance with the Street Cut Ordinance.

This section also administers the advertisement and award of Construction contracts for the Developer Participation (70/30) Program. In addition, the Section also provides support in inspecting Development Participation Program Contracts, utility projects inside the MUD Districts, and the Joint Referral Committee issues.

Additionally, the section review and approves permits for oversize loads, and conducts inspections referred by 311. 


1002 Washington Avenue

Houston, Texas 77002

8:00-4:00 p.m.


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