Additional Commercial Structural Permit

Structural Inspections - HPWCODE1163
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
Required
Inspection
Required
Renewal
Not Required
Fee
See City of Houston fee schedule
Admin fee
$29.18
Valid Period
6 Months
Processing Time
15 Business Days

About

This permit is issued when an additional structural permit is required for a structure.

After Approval

Permit must be kept on premises until the final inspection.

Additional Resources
Apply Online
  1. Log in or create an iPermits account 
  2. Complete building permit application
  3. Pay plan review fee(s)
  4. Receive email invitation to upload plans
Apply in Person

Apply in person at 1002 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77002

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 Marshal 
  • Health
  • Engineering 
  • Floodplain
Additional Resources
What You Need
  • Building Permit Application and two complete sets of plans.
  • Commercial prerequisite checklist
  • 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.

Submit Plans in Person

Submit documents and plans at the Permits Office located on the first floor at 1002 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77002.

Additional Resources
What You Need

S1 permit (if required) is required to be on-site for the inspection. If corrections are required, call 832-394-8840 for 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.