Taps and Meter

Rudy Moreno, Deputy Assistant Director

 

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About Taps & Meters The Taps & Meters Group reviews residential and commercial plans for compliance with the WCR Letters, permits water meters and sewer connections, and processes water meter easement documents. Taps & Meters also maintains a current list of approved contractors to install small water meters.

 

SMALL WATER METERS

 

New Rate: Effective 01/01/2018
METER SIZE & PRICE
 

5/8"

$287.83

1"

$377.74

1 1/2"

$522.99

2"

$655.12

ENLARGEMENT & PRICE

5/8" TO 1"

$175.43

5/8" TO 1 1/2"

$293.38

5/8" TO 2"

$425.51

1" TO 1 1/2"

$203.47

1" TO 2"

$335.60

1 1/2" TO 2"

$217.65

5/8" TO 1" ULTRA SONIC

$207.62

5/8" TO 1 1/2" BF

$531.00

5/8" TO 2" BF

$655.51

1" TO 1 1/2" BF

$441.09

1" TO 2" BF

$565.60

1 1/2" TO 2" BF

$447.65

   
NEW BF METER AND PRICE

1" ULTRA SONIC

$409.93

1 1/2" BF

$760.61

2" BF

$885.12

Relocation Cut & Plug 
$85.52

$85.52

CONCRETE METER BOX AND PRICE

DUAL

$52.41

H-65

$105.76

 

 

ο List of City Approved Contractors to Install Small Water Meters (.pdf file)

ο Small Water Meter Application (.pdf file)

ο On-Line Water Meter Application

ο Large Job Requirements by Permit Type (.pdf file)

ο Sewer Tap Requirements (.pdf file)

ο Transient Meter Application and Guidelines (.pdf file) *As of August 14, 2018 CASH ONLY deposit with the exception of cashier's check and money orders.

 

LARGE JOBS

 

Easement Dedication Process and 584 Form (.pdf)
Large Job Permit Number Request Form (.pdf)
Surface Restoration Bond (.pdf)
Maintenance Bond (.pdf)
Non-Developer Participation Contract Payment Bond (.pdf)
Non-Developer Participation Contract Performance Bond (.pdf)

 

 

UTILITY INSTALLATION WITHIN TXDOT RIGHT-OF-WAY

 

In accordance with the Texas Administrative Code Title 43, Part 1, the City of Houston will request a permit from TxDot for utility connection to City of Houston utility located within TxDot right-of-way.

 

TxDot Permit Application Form

TxDot Water Details

TxDot Sanitary Sewer Details

TxDot right-of-way Map

 

For additional information on any of these procedures, please email questions to TapTechs@houstontx.gov.