Houston Permitting Center

Diane Lowery-Binnie, P.E.Acting Deputy Director

PWE logo The Houston Permitting Center is a multi-agency collaboration that manages safe and efficient development in Houston. The Houston Permitting Center oversees pre-development, plan review, inspection and enforcement of the City's building and development codes.

We are headquartered at the Houston Permitting Center and organized along three major service lines:

Office of the City Engineer

Vacant, P.E., Acting City Engineer 

  • Engineering Services Section
  • Construction Services Section
  • Flood Plain Management Section
  • Engineering Standards Section
  • Administrative Support Section