Annual House Mover's License

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Contact
Houston Public Works
Structural Inspections

1002 Washington Ave., 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

832.394.8840
8 am to 4:30 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Required
Fee
$83.00
Admin fee
$29.64
Renewal fee
$83.00
Valid Period
1 Year
Processing Time
up to 3 Business Days

About

House moving licenses allows house movers to move houses in and through the city limits.

After Approval

After a new license or a license renewal has been approved, the licensed house mover will be authorized to purchase house move permits.

Conditions & Exceptions

Inspection of equipment is required.

Statutory Authority
What You Need
  1. House Moving License Application (CE-1186)
     
  2. Proof of vehicle registration
     
  3. Proof of insurance
     
  4. List of all equipment being used in the business. Equipment must be marked by 4" (four inch) lettering
     
  5. A list of authorized personnel with permission to purchase permits on the company's behalf.
Apply in Person

1002 Washington Avenue, 4th Floor, Houston Texas 77002

Apply by Mail

City of Houston / Manufactured Homes Section
P.O. Box 2688
Houston, Texas 77252-2688

What You Need

Once the application and supporting documents have been received, an inspector will be sent out to verify the list of equipment provided.

Schedule by Phone

(832) 394-8842

What You Need
  1. House Moving License Renewal Application (CE-1186)
     
  2. Proof of vehicle registration
     
  3. Proof of insurance
     
  4. List of all equipment being used in the business. Equipment must be marked by 4" (four inch) lettering
     
  5. A list of authorized personnel with permission to purchase permits on the company's behalf.
Renew in Person

1002 Washington Avenue, 4th Floor, Houston Texas 77002

Renew by Mail

City of Houston / Manufactured Homes Section
P.O. Box 2688
Houston, Texas 77252-2688

Conditions & Exceptions

Application, supporting documents, fees must be paid, and the equipment inspection must be approved before the license can be renewed.