Licenses, Permits, & Registrations

Both Residential and Commercial projects require 2 complete sets of scaled plans. Necessary proof of compliance from other agencies may be required at the time of submittal (i.e., Energy Code compliance via a 3rd party).

Review Times
Review time for commercial and miscellaneous projects is between 7 and 14 days. All commercial plans require sign-off by Planning and Zoning chairman prior to issuing permit. Commercial plans must also be reviewed by the Fire Department at an offsite location.

More Information
Additional information may be obtained by calling 713-465-8308.
  1. Commercial Project Submittals
  2. Commercial Remodeling
  3. Other Required Permits
  4. Ordinance Chapters of Interest
  5. Helpful Telephone Numbers
  • Site Plan: The site plan must show all setbacks, parking spaces, fire lanes, sidewalks, etc.
  • Architect/Engineers Seals: Drawings must be signed and sealed by the design professional and accompanied by all required documents showing compliance with state law.
  • Architectural Barrier
  • Architecture Seals  
  • Energy Code Compliance
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Structural Engineer Seals