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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

Top 10 Things to Know About Permitting (CE1165)

Tips about building construction permitting in the City of Houston.

Last updated: 04/28/2022

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

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

Building Demolition Guideline (CE1075)

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

Last updated: 01-01-2022

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.