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Advance Pay Account Guidelines (CE1051)

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

Last updated: June 17, 2020

Ordinance Notes and Plat Notes
Acknowledgement of Fire Extinguishing System (CE1306)

This acknowledgement must be completed by the licensee and submitted to the Fire Marshal’s Office prior to scheduling a final inspection.

Last updated: 11/25/2019

Multi-Family Habitability Article IV
Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

Commercial Reroofing Only Worksheet (CE1076)

For reroof only commercial projects. 

Last updated: 10-02-2019

Top 10 Things to Know About Permitting (CE1165)

Tips about building construction permitting in the City of Houston.

Last updated: 04/28/2022

Procedures for Contractor Name and Address Change (CE1211)

Procedures for requesting a contractor name change or address change on an existing building permit.

Last updated  09-20-2022

Appointment Scheduler and Check-in Guide for Plan Review

Step by step guide on how to schedule an appointment online and to check-in for your appointment.

Last updated: 6/27/2014

Residential Permitting 101

A general overview of the residential building permit process. This presentation will outline the basic steps involved in submitting plans for review, obtaining permits, and scheduling inspections for one and two family dwellings.

Last updated: 02/24/2021