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Last Updated: June 2015
Last Updated: March 2013
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
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
Appendix L Illustration
Two family dwelling vertical separation
Last Updated 10/10/2019
Generator location requirements for single family residence.
1 Hour Fire-Rated Wood Stud Exterior Wall