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House Moving brochure (CE1290)

Permitting and inspection information for house moving.

Last updated: 1/1/2016

Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

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. 

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

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

Top 10 Things to Know About Permitting (CE1165)

Tips about building construction permitting in the City of Houston.

Last updated: 04/28/2022

Ordinance Notes and Plat Notes
Multi-Family Habitability Article IV
Advance Pay Account Guidelines (CE1051)

Guidelines for opening and using an advance pay account (APA).

Last updated: June 17, 2020

Building Demolition Guideline (CE1075)

Guidelines for applicants wishing to remove or demolish a building or structure from a property.

Last updated: 01-01-2022