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Subdivision Plat Submittal and Approval Process

Plat applications may require two approvals - a preliminary and a final. Also, Planning Commission may defer action on applications to the next 14 day cycle.

Plat Application Submittal Requirements

All items listed in Chapter 42, Division 2 of the Code of Ordinances.

42‐156: Garage Building Line Requirement

POLICY CLARIFICATION DOCUMENT. 42‐156: Garage Building Line requirement for the side of corner lots in Extra‐Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ)

Public Hearing - Replat With Notification

Last Updated: June 2015 

Variance & Special Exception Requests for Subdivision

Last Updated: March 2013

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.

Minimum Public Street Roadway Width for Shared Driveway Projects

Shared driveways must intersect with a public street that has a roadway width of 18 feet or more as measured at the narrowest point of the roadway adjacent to the tract (see Chapter 42, section 145).

Burglar Alarm Permit Application

Application for residential and non residential burglar alarm and panic alarm permits.


Antique Dealer Permit Application

Permit application for antique dealers, precious metal dealers, and resale media/clothing dealers.

Coin Operated Machine Registration

Coin Operated Machine Registration.