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Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

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

Advance Pay Account Guidelines (CE1051)

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

Last updated: June 17, 2020

Multi-Family Habitability Article IV
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. 

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

Top 10 Things to Know About Permitting (CE1165)

Tips about building construction permitting in the City of Houston.

Last updated: 04/28/2022

Procedures to Cancel Project Numbers and Permits (CE1089)

Guide explains the process for canceling abandoned projects numbers and permits. 

Last updated: 05-09-2022

Commercial Reroofing Only Worksheet (CE1076)

For reroof only commercial projects. 

Last updated: 10-02-2019

iPermits How to Purchase a Trade Permit

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