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Public Hearing - Replat With Notification

Last Updated: June 2015 

Variance & Special Exception Requests for Subdivision

Last Updated: March 2013

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

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: 11/28/2018

16-06-R Appendix L Illustration

Appendix L Illustration

18-04-R Residential Garage Dwelling Separation
18-02-R Two family dwelling vertical separation

Two family dwelling vertical separation

19-05-R Two family dwelling horizontal separation

Last Updated 10/10/2019

12-03-R Generator location requirements for single family residence

Generator location requirements for single family residence.

12-04-R 1 Hour Fire-Rated Wood Stud Exterior Wall

1 Hour Fire-Rated Wood Stud Exterior Wall