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Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Plan Review and Submittal Requirements (CE1041)

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction “ETJ” is all unincorporated territory extending 5 miles beyond the corporate boundaries of the city limits of Houston as established by Chapter 42 – Texas Local Government code.

Last updated: 01/01/2022

Pedestrian Protection Permit Guideline (CE1124)

This guide outlines the permit and the plan review process associated with erecting scaffolding and other structures to serve as pedestrian protection during construction, repairs, and demolition projects.

Last updated: 01-01-2022

Sign Administration Procedures for Paid Plan Review (CE 1335)

Procedures and qualifications for paid plan review (customer paid overtime).

 

Last updated: 1/1/2020

Sprinkler Go-to-Work Permit Guideline (CE1260)

By state law, sprinkler plans must be designed by a licensed sprinkler contractor. Typically, the sprinkler contractor is selected by the general contractor after the construction documents have been submitted for permit or the building permit has been issued. As a result, sprinkler drawings are designed and submitted after the building plans are reviewed and construction has commenced.

Last updated: 01-01-2022

Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

Modular Building Submittal Requirements (CE1099)

To define the minimum plan review requirements to obtain a building permit for the installation of a Modular or Prefabricated Building. Code requirements that apply to newly constructed buildings also apply to these prefabricated structures except state approved plans which are accepted without additional review. 

Last updated: 10/09/2019

Guidelines for a Successful Mylar Walk Through

Guidelines for a successful mylar walk through.

Last updated: 12/6/2019 

Multi-Family Habitability Article IV
Quick Start I Plan Review Procedures (CE1071)

To provide a means for expediting the plan review of large commercial design projects prepared by professional (licensed architect/engineer) designers, and which are ready for final plan re-submittal for minimal corrections. A paid review meeting may be scheduled to review corrections for permit issuance

Last updated: 09-30-2019

Convert Residence to Commercial Business (CE1106)

The Commercial Plan Review process will enable your building and improvement plans to be reviewed for Houston Construction Code compliance prior to issuance of a building permit. 

Last updated: 11/10/2021