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Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Plan Review and Submittal Requirements (CE1041)

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction “ETJ” is all unincorporated territory extending 5 miles beyond the corporate boundaries of the city limits of Houston as established by Chapter 42 – Texas Local Government code.

Last updated: 01/01/2022

Phased Construction Permitting Options (CE1098)

Options for phase construction permitting and plan review

Last updated: 10/08/2019

Pedestrian Protection Permit Guideline (CE1124)

This guide outlines the permit and the plan review process associated with erecting scaffolding and other structures to serve as pedestrian protection during construction, repairs, and demolition projects.

Last updated: 01-01-2022

Sign Administration Procedures for Paid Plan Review (CE 1335)

Procedures and qualifications for paid plan review (customer paid overtime).

 

Last updated: 1/1/2020

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

Foundation Elevation Plan Review Requirements

Beginning June 6, 2012 all new construction plans will require the following items to be clearly identified on the site plan to demonstrate foundation elevation compliance.

Last updated: 6/6/2016

Ordinance Notes and Plat Notes
Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

Modular Building Submittal Requirements (CE1099)

To define the minimum plan review requirements to obtain a building permit for the installation of a Modular or Prefabricated Building. Code requirements that apply to newly constructed buildings also apply to these prefabricated structures except state approved plans which are accepted without additional review. 

Last updated: 10/09/2019