Approval of preliminary subdivision plat

Plan Review
Not Required
Not Required
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
Valid Period
Final plat must be submitted within 1 year of the submittal date.
Processing Time
Maximum of 30 business days per submittal
Planning & Development

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

8 am to 3 pm


Preliminary plat shall mean a map or drawing of a proposed subdivision that illustrates the proposed layout and features of the subdivision submitted to the commission for review and approval, but not suitable for recording in the county map, plat or real property records.

After Approval
  • Applicant must submit plat for recordation at the City of Houston Planning Department Office located at 611 Walker, 6th Floor, Houston, TX 77002.
  • Once recordation is completed, the plat is recorded with the Harris County Clerk's Office.
Conditions & Exceptions

Conditions and exceptions are listed on the Action Agenda approved application CPC101 from the Planning Commission meeting.

What You Need

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