JUNE 26, 2020 UPDATE

The Houston Permitting Center will begin limiting the number of people in the building to those with appointments only starting Monday, July 6, 2020.  Please make an appointment if you need to visit Auto Dealers Detail.  We now offer the ability to schedule an appointment for Business Licensing, Individual Licensing, and Wrecker Licensing.  To make an appointment, visit www.houstonpermittingcenter.org and click on SCHEDULE.  Please select the appropriate license type and follow the on screen directions.

The building is still requiring any person over the age of 2 to pass a temperature check and wear a facemask to gain entry into the building. 

Please continue to wear a facemask and practice social distancing when visiting Auto Dealers Detail.  Thank you for your cooperation in keeping the public and our staff safe. 

As a reminder, we also accept completed applications with payments via mail.  If you are sending in a new application, please make sure you have your criminal background check (fingerprints) completed if your license type requires one.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at (832) 394-4800 or email us at [email protected].

JUNE 5, 2020 UPDATE

HPD Auto Dealers Detail is open for business as usual.  The Houston Permitting Center is no longer limiting the number of people in the building to those only with appointments.  Please note the building is currently requiring any person over the age of 2 to pass a temperature check and wear a face covering to gain entry into the building.  This requirement may change at any time; please check the Houston Permitting Center’s website for more information on their policy. 

Please continue to wear a face mask or covering and practice social distancing when visiting Auto Dealers Detail.  Thank you for your cooperation in keeping the public and our staff safe.  We will also still accept applications with payments via mail.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at (832) 394-4800 or email us at [email protected].

June 1, 2020 Update: Auctions are canceled this week due to emergency activation of our classified personnel. 

COVID-19 UPDATE #2

Auto Dealers Auctions are authorized to resume on Friday, May 1, 2020. However, operational changes have been made to keep the public and our officers safe. At all auctions held May 1st through May 26th the following safety procedures will be observed:

  • All auction attendees are required to wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth at the auction. The face mask may be a homemade mask, scarf, bandanna, handkerchief, or other cloth mask.
  • Social distancing will be strictly enforced. Everyone shall ensure they are at least 6 ft apart.

The safety of all is of the upmost concern. A lack of adherence to safety procedures could result in the cancellation of the auction.

As our current situation is constantly evolving, please continue to monitor our website for additional information. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please call (832) 394-4800 or email us at [email protected]. 

COVID-19 UPDATE

In light of the circumstances we are facing with COVID-19, the Auto Dealers Detail has made changes to how we operate to keep the public and our staff safe.  At this time, the Houston Permitting Center is limiting the number of people in the building to those with appointments. 

To lower the risk of exposure, we will be accepting applications via mail to provide applicants an alternative method of acquiring required licenses.

Please complete the appropriate application form for your license type.  Please print, sign, and submit the completed application along with all required documents and payment.  The application will not be accepted with any scratch outs or crossed out information and must include payment.  Only business checks, cashier’s checks, and money orders will be accepted forms of payment; be sure to include your full name and driver’s license number on your payment.
                             HPD Auto Dealers Details 
                             Attn:  Application Processing
                             P.O. Box 3408
                             Houston, TX 77253-3408
Application forms can be found on our website here.  Additional information including required documents for each specific license type can be found on the Houston Permitting Center’s website here.

If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please call (832) 394-4800 or email us at [email protected].

As our current situation is constantly evolving, please continue to monitor our website for additional information. 


CONTACT

Physical Address:
1002 Washington Ave., Basement
Houston, TX 77002

Mailing Address:
PO Box 3408
Houston, TX 77253-3408

832.394.4800
24 hr. Emergency number: 832.394.4869
832.394.4801
8 am to 4 pm