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Code Change Proposal Example 2

Second example of a completed code change proposal form.

Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance Rules and Regulations

Summary of Sidewalk and Roadway Obstructions and Impairments Ordinance

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. 

Code Change Proposal Example 1

Example of a completed code change proposal form.

Garbage Collection Plan - Chapter 42 Amendments

A Garbage Collection Plan is required for a development or subdivision that contains lots that take access from private streets, permanent access easements, or shared driveways located inside the City of Houston Corporate Limits, that proposes 25 residential units or less.

Ordinance Notes and Plat Notes
Multi-Family Habitability Article IV
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

Alternate Method Guideline (CE1103)

Guideline for submitting requests for alternate methods, code interpretations and modifications.

Updated 01-01-2022

Commercial Permitting 101

This document is a brief overview of the typical commercial building permit process for the City of Houston. Links are added for reference. Please contact Building Code Enforcement for assistance with specific questions pertaining to your individual project: 832.394.9494. Presentation, May 31, 2007.

Last updated: 05/04/2022