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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permit Guideline (CE1256)

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

Last updated: 10/22/2019

Application for Plan Review

Projects within the right-of-way or public utilities easement. 

Swimming Pool Demolition Guidelines (CE1090)

The following detail and specifications, issued in conjunction with the Department of Neighborhoods and Health Department, identifies requirements for the demolition of swimming pools and spas; including, but not limited to, pools determined to be in violation of the City of Houston Minimum Standards or Dangerous Building Ordinance.

Last updated: 01-01-2021

Development Site Plan Review

This document includes the following:

  • Requirements
  • Off Street Parking
  • Landscape Analysis Form
  • Non-single Family Residential
Residential Prerequisite Checklist (CE1301)

New single-family residential plans must be submitted with this checklist in order for plans to be considered as complete for the purpose of plan review.

Last updated: 10/31/2019
 

Commercial Prerequisite Checklist (CE1105)

Complete and attach this form to each plan set. Commercial plans must be submitted with this form in order for your plans to be considered as complete for the purpose of plan review.

Updated: 10/06/2020

Carport Requirements Brochure

Building permit requirements and information about carports

Residential Homeowners Guidelines to the Permitting Process

A homeowner's guide to the residential permitting process in the City of Houston.

Last updated: 06/24/2020

Residential One-Stop Guidelines (CE1050)

The Residential One-Stop Guideline lists the various requirements for plan submittal and review of residential construction projects.

Last updated: 06/17/2020

Residential Repairs Permit Guidelines (CE1058)

Guidelines for applying for a residential repairs permit. Residential repairs permits are required for repairs that involve only replacement of existing structural members and other building elements.

Last updated: 07/20/2020