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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

Guidelines for a Successful Mylar Walk Through

Guidelines for a successful mylar walk through.

Last updated: 12/6/2019 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permit Guideline (CE1256)

Permitting, plan review and inspection guidelines for electric vehicle charging station.

Last updated: 10/22/2019

Residential Site Improvement for Private Subdivision (CE1130)

In an attempt to reduce the number of plan submittals, the following items are required in the construction documents for all Residential Site Improvement projects.

Last updated: 10/15/2019

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

Solar Photovoltaic Panel Permit & Inspection Guide and Checklist(CE1198)

This is a guide to assist in the plan review, permit, and inspection process for the installation of a solar panel system. Listed below are the required components to be included in drawings to obtain permits, and the items that the city inspectors will be verifying in the field during the inspection process.

Last updated: 04/12/2022

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. 

Residential Standby Generator Permit and Inspection Guide (CE1060)

This handout was created to aid customers with understanding the permit and inspection process to install a residential standby generator. Included are the required permits, items that must be available to city field inspectors at the construction site, and the items that the city inspectors will be verifying in the field during the inspection process.

Last updated: 04-14-2021