This directory lists all permit,
registration, license and form materials for city requirements that are
currently available from the Permit Department online. To download a file,
please identify your particular form by the title, right click the link
associated with it and choose in the context menu that
appears. Or you may open the file for viewing online by clicking the
You must have Adobe PDF software on your
computer to view and print these forms. You may obtain a free copy of Adobe's
Reader software here.
Due to the loss of the 901 Curtis building during Hurricane
Ike, the following departments have moved their operations to the Municipal Services Building (old Police Dept. building), 1114 Davis:
Basement Level: City Marshals, Code Enforcement (Community Development) and Environmental Services departments.
First Floor: Permit, Housing and Health departments.
Second Floor: Public Works, Planning and Community Development, and Neighborhood Network.
Permit assistance is offered between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., but no permits will be issued
after 4:30 p.m. each day. Additional permit information is available at
713-475-5575. We apologize for any inconvenience due to the