Running List of Jurisdiction Announcements Impacting Permitting

Date Jurisdiction Title of Announcement
June 02, 2020 City of Houston

City of Houston Permitting Center Re-Opening Guidelines, June 1, 2020

Building will re-open on Monday, June 1, 2020 with a modified process.
The City of Houston Permitting is still encouraging people to work remotely and submit electronically.

  • There is no update on the Satellite offices at this time, but if there is a demand for these offices or a specific office then the City of Houston will consider opening satellite office.
  • If you arrive at the COH Permitting Center without an appointment, City staff will assist in making you an appointment or see if a Reviewer is available to help you.
  • Racetrack will be open to process all items as normal, the cashier will be open, most plan reviewers have returned to the building.
  • There will be no “loitering” in the building without an appointment or between appointments. Example: If you have an appointment at 8 a.m. and another at 11 a.m. – you cannot remain In the building between those times. You can wait in your vehicle in the parking lot or leave and return.
  • Mandatory Face Coverings and Temperature checks will be enforced.
  • One-Stop and other normal functions that are typically done in person, but electronic submission is encouraged.

The City of Houston Permitting Center is still enforcing social distancing and safe practices until further notice.

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March 24, 2020 City of Houston New Operations Plan in Response to COVID-19
March 24, 2020 City of Austin Development Services Department Announcement

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