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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

Ordinance Notes and Plat Notes
Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

House Moving brochure (CE1290)

Permitting and inspection information for house moving.

Last updated: 1/1/2016

Floodplain Information Services brochure

General information about the Floodplain Management Office and their services.

Multi-Family Habitability Article IV
Occupancy Inspections for Existing Buildings (CE1278)

This guide provides the qualifications and submittal requirements for requesting a Certificate of Occupancy for existing buildings.

Last updated: 2/12/2019

Fire Code Ordinance 2007-777

City of Houston, Texas, Ordinance Number 2007-777. An ordinance amending the City of Houston Fire Code relating to administrative fees. 

Overview of the General Commercial Permit Process (CE1279)

This brochure is intended to provide a very high level overview of the commercial building permit process.

Last updated: 1/1/2019

Building Code Design Criteria (CE1110)

Overview of Building Code Design Criteria

Last updated: 04/07/2022