Residential Site Development Permit

Residential Plan Review - HPWCODE1139
Contact
Houston Public Works
Residential Plan Review

1002 Washington Ave., 3rd floor
Houston, TX 77002

832.394.8820
8 am to 3 pm
Plan Review
Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Not Required
Fee
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
$29.64
Valid Period
6 Months
Processing Time
15 Business Days

About

Permit for the development of a large piece of land where structures will be placed on the site at a later time.

After Approval

Permit must be kept on site until final approval is granted.

Statutory Authority
What You Need
  • Building Permit Application
  • Declaration in Support of Application for City of Houston Building Permit
  • Complete Set of Plans Uploaded
  • Commercial Prerequisite Checklist (CE-1105) and the documentation listed on it
Apply Online

1. Log in or create an iPermits account at: https://www.hpceservices.org/ (IF AVAILABLE)

2. Complete building permit application

3. Pay plan review fee(s)

4. Receive email invitation to upload plans.

Conditions & Exceptions

May require approval by any or all of the following groups based on scope or other conditions: Structural, Planning, Utilities, Stormwater, Traffic, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Infrastructure, Forestry, Sprinklers, Fire Marshall, Health, Engineering, Flood Plain

What You Need
  • Building Permit Application and Complete Set of Plans Uploaded.
  • Based on the scope of the work architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sprinkler/standpipe, fire alarm, and fire-suppression drawings may be required.
Submit Plans Online

Once application is approved and the plan review fee (PX) has been paid, an email to upload and submit plans will be sent to the applicant.

Additional Resources
What You Need

Plans and permit are required to be on-site for the inspection. If corrections are required, call 832-394-8840.

Schedule Online

Enter the appropriate project number into the field and click Submit button.

Schedule by Phone

To schedule inspections, contact the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System at 713-222-9922. Trade inspections must be scheduled by the appropriate registered licensed contractor.