Commercial Repair Permit

Structural Inspections - HPWCODE1147
Houston Public Works
Structural Inspections

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

832.394.8840 (main)
8 am to 4:30 pm
Plan Review
Not Required
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
Valid Period
6 Months
Processing Time
10 Business Day


A commercial minor repairs permit is required for repairs that involve the replacement and/or repair of existing structural members and other building elements.

After Approval

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

Conditions & Exceptions

This permit applies to work that does not require a plan review provided the materials match or are equivalent to the materials being repaired or replaced.

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

Permit and Commercial Minor Repair Spec List must be on-site for inspection. If corrections are required, call 832-394-8840 for a reinspection.

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.