Extension of Approval for Subdivision Plat

Development Services - PDD1024
Contact
Planning & Development
Development Services

1002 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Houston, TX 77002 

832.394.8849
8 am to 3 pm
Plan Review
Required
Inspection
Not Required
Renewal
Not Required
Fee
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
$29.72
Valid Period
1 year to be recorded once reviewed
Processing Time
Maximum of 30 business days per submittal

About

Expiration of subdivision plat and development plat approval; extension of approval.

(a) Approval of a preliminary or final class III plat or a class II plat shall be valid for a period of 12 months from the date on which the commission approved the preliminary or final subdivision plat. The commission shall extend the period of validity of an unrecorded class II plat or class III plat for not more than 12 months from the original expiration date upon the written request of the owner of the land subject to the subdivision plat.

(b) Approval of a class I plat shall be valid for a period of 12 months from the date on which the director or commission, as applicable, approved the class I plat. The director shall extend the period of validity of an unrecorded class I plat approved by the director or the commission for not more than 12 months from the original expiration date upon the written request of the owner of the land subject to the class I plat.

(c) Approval of a development plat shall be valid until the completion of the project for which the development plat was approved.

(d) An applicant shall submit a request for extension of approval of a class II plat or a class III plat to the department pursuant to the subdivision plat submittal requirements of section 42-53(a) of this Code to allow the request for extension of time to be considered and acted upon before the expiration date of the subdivision plat.

An applicant shall submit a request for extension of approval of a class I plat to the department not later the tenth day before the expiration date of the class 1 plat to allow the request for the extension of time to be considered and acted upon before the expiration date of the class I plat. Neither the commission nor the director shall consider any request for extension of approval after the original expiration date of a subdivision plat.

(e) When a subdivision plat approval expires, the applicant must submit a new subdivision plat and pay all applicable fees.

After Approval

For paper approval, coordinate with Planning & Development Department located at 611 Walker, 6th Floor, Houston, TX 77002.

Conditions & Exceptions

For paper approval, coordinate with Planning & Development Department located at 611 Walker, 6th Floor, Houston, TX 77002.

Statutory Authority
What You Need

Expiration of subdivision plat and development plat approval; extension of approval.

(a) Approval of a preliminary or final class III plat or a class II plat shall be valid for a period of 12 months from the date on which the commission approved the preliminary or final subdivision plat. The commission shall extend the period of validity of an unrecorded class II plat or class III plat for not more than 12 months from the original expiration date upon the written request of the owner of the land subject to the subdivision plat.

(b) Approval of a class I plat shall be valid for a period of 12 months from the date on which the director or commission, as applicable, approved the class I plat. The director shall extend the period of validity of an unrecorded class I plat approved by the director or the commission for not more than 12 months from the original expiration date upon the written request of the owner of the land subject to the class I plat.

(c) Approval of a development plat shall be valid until the completion of the project for which the development plat was approved.

(d) An applicant shall submit a request for extension of approval of a class II plat or a class III plat to the department pursuant to the subdivision plat submittal requirements of section 42-53(a) of this Code to allow the request for extension of time to be considered and acted upon before the expiration date of the subdivision plat.

An applicant shall submit a request for extension of approval of a class I plat to the department not later the tenth day before the expiration date of the class 1 plat to allow the request for the extension of time to be considered and acted upon before the expiration date of the class I plat. Neither the commission nor the director shall consider any request for extension of approval after the original expiration date of a subdivision plat.

(e) When a subdivision plat approval expires, the applicant must submit a new subdivision plat and pay all applicable fees.

What You Need

Need to verify approval documents from the Planning Commission are included in the submitted drawings.