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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

House Moving brochure (CE1290)

Permitting and inspection information for house moving.

Last updated: 1/1/2016

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

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

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permit Guideline (CE1256)

Permitting, plan review and inspection guidelines for electric vehicle charging station.

Last updated: 10/22/2019

Guidelines for a Successful Mylar Walk Through

Guidelines for a successful mylar walk through.

Last updated: 12/6/2019 

Phased Construction Permitting Options (CE1098)

Options for phase construction permitting and plan review

Last updated: 10/08/2019

Live-Work Program (CE1277)

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

Floodplain Information Services brochure

General information about the Floodplain Management Office and their services.