News and Public Notices

Design and Construction Standards

Design and Construction Standards Section is responsible for the Infrastructure Design Manual, Standard Construction Specifications, Standard Drawings, and Product Approval. These documents are used on Capital Projects, as well as private development projects.

Joint Referral Committee

Application to request the JRC to consider either the abandonment and sale of a street, alley, or easement by the City of Houston or an encroachment agreement allowing you to maintain a building, or other permanent structure within a city street.