• Inspections are still being performed as requested, however, City Hall and inspection hours may be modified. Please check the website for any changes.
  • PREDEVELOPMENT meetings are still required but we encourage you to schedule a conference call or video instead of a City Hall meeting. We primarily need the property owner and the contractor to participate but other consultants are welcome to participate. Please click HERE to schedule your remote meeting with the desired time and method of communication (telephone, facetime, skype, zoom, …)You may view the information presented at the PREDEVELOPMENT MEETINGS by click HERE.
  • We encourage you to apply for and purchase your permits ONLINE. If you have never registered to apply for a permit online, please click HERE to begin the process. You may also schedule inspections through this same City portal. We will allow you to post a white paper copy of the permit that we will email to you to eliminate the need for you to come to City Hall to obtain the yellow card permit.
  • The required inspections are listed on your permit typically in the order that they need to occur.
  • You received an inspection request form when you received your permit. Please use if for all inspection scheduling requests except online requests.
  • We do NOT accept call in inspection requests.
  • You may schedule an inspection in the following methods:
    • RECOMMENDED METHOD: Schedule online here. Use the Register | Login button at the top right corner.
      There are additional web page instructions below.
    • Fax using the inspection request form to 713-827-8752
    • We are currently NOT accepting inspection requests to be dropped of by person. If online/fax does not work for you, please call our office at 713-467-9762
  • A permit not posted or a failed inspection will result in a $65.00 re-inspection fee.
  • If you desire a partial inspection, you need to detail what you want inspected and state "Partial Inspection". You will also be charged a $65.00 inspection fee after the inspection to pay for the additional inspection.
  • The inspector will sign your permit either an approval or failed status.
  • If your inspection is not approved, you must pay the re-inspection fee of $65.00 BEFORE scheduling your next inspection. You may pay online using Visa or MasterCard or in person at City Hall.

Permit & Other Inspection Fees

Fee Schedule



Website Instructions for Permit Access

To Register for the first time, click here and go to the upper right corner and click "Register". Please complete the information on the drop down form that appears and click "Create Member". An email will be sent to the email address you entered. Please go to that email and click the link that is shown in the email. You will be redirected to the site for login. Enter your email address and the password you set up earlier. You are now on the permit page. There will be four tabs accross the top of the page, click the "Permits" tab. Complete the registration information and click "Submit Registration Request". You will receive an email once your registration has been approved.

To purchase permits or schedule inspections, click here, then "Login" using the button in the upper right corner. Once logged in, click the "Permits" tab. Any permits you have already purchased will be listed. You may click the blue permit number to see other functions such as scheduling. Other functions including applying for a new permit, paying fees and project information is listed on the right side of the page.

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