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Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance
Prerequisites Plan Procedures.
A general overview of the residential building permit process. This presentation will outline the basic steps involved in submitting plans for review, obtaining permits, and scheduling inspections for one and two family dwellings.
Last updated: 3/29/2019
This document is a brief overview of the typical commercial building permit process for the City of Houston. Links are added for reference. Please contact Building Code Enforcement for assistance with specific questions pertaining to your individual project: 832.394.9494. Presentation, May 31, 2007.
Last updated: 11/28/2018
This brochure is intended to provide a very high level overview of the commercial building permit process.
Last updated: 1/1/2019
This guide provides the qualifications and submittal requirements for requesting a Certificate of Occupancy for existing buildings.
Last updated: 2/12/2019
All commercial properties in the City of Houston are required to obtain and display a Certificate of Occupancy.
This guide provides an overview of the qualifications and submittal requirements for projects that wish to establish a Live-Work unit through the Occupancy Inspection Section.
Last updated: 2/13/2019
This guide provides the qualifications and submittal requirements for projects that wish to utilize the Occupancy Inspection Minor Change of Use Program (for similar uses)
Last updated: 3/5/2018