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Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Guideline with Example (CE1350)

Permitting and plan review guideline for EERC with example inspection report.

Last updated: 11/25/2019

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

Guidelines for a Successful Mylar Walk Through

Guidelines for a successful mylar walk through.

Last updated: 12/6/2019 

COMcheck Public Workshop Presentation Slides

Presentation slides from the 2015 IECC COMcheck public workshop on September 16, 2020.

Sign Administration Procedures for Paid Plan Review (CE 1335)

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

 

Last updated: 1/1/2020

Residential Repairs Permit Guidelines (CE1058)

Guidelines for applying for a residential repairs permit. Residential repairs permits are required for repairs that involve only replacement of existing structural members and other building elements.

Last updated: 07/20/2020

Solar Photovoltaic Panel Permit & Inspection Guide and Checklist(CE1198)

This is a guide to assist in the plan review, permit, and inspection process for the installation of a solar panel system. Listed below are the required components to be included in drawings to obtain permits, and the items that the city inspectors will be verifying in the field during the inspection process.

Last updated: 04/12/2022

Residential Site Improvement for Private Subdivision (CE1130)

In an attempt to reduce the number of plan submittals, the following items are required in the construction documents for all Residential Site Improvement projects.

Last updated: 10/15/2019

Public Hearing - Replat With Notification

Last Updated: June 2015 

Roof Repair and Cool Roof Guidelines (CE1209)

The 2015 Houston Commercial Energy Conservation Code with local Amendments, effective December 9th, 2016, contains mandatory cool roofing provisions for new commercial buildings and alterations to existing commercial buildings.

Updated: 10/16/2019