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Advance Pay Account Guidelines (CE1051)

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

Last updated: June 17, 2020

Sprinkler Go-to-Work Permit Guideline (CE1260)

By state law, sprinkler plans must be designed by a licensed sprinkler contractor. Typically, the sprinkler contractor is selected by the general contractor after the construction documents have been submitted for permit or the building permit has been issued. As a result, sprinkler drawings are designed and submitted after the building plans are reviewed and construction has commenced.

Last updated: 01-01-2022

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

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

iPermits How to Purchase a Trade Permit

How to guide for purchasing a trade permit online through iPermits portal.

Building Demolition Guideline (CE1075)

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

Last updated: 01-01-2022