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Permit - Cashiering


Post Permit

Mission Statement

Welcome to the Permit Office of the Harris County Engineering Department.

Our mission is to serve the constituents of Harris County by ensuring developments in unincorporated areas will not pose a threat to the safety and welfare of the public as prescribed by Commissioners Court. We will accomplish this by providing expedient and professional service while enforcing all applicable Harris County regulations.

Vision Statement

Increase customer service through process improvement, timely response, transparency, consistency, and results orientation. Develop employee situational understanding of the full organization through training initiatives. Replacement or retrofitting of legacy technology systems in order to facilitate an increased simplicity and capacity of workload for the employee and an updated financial transaction relevancy for the customer. Alignment of a flexible permitting process based on the needs of the customers served. Self-sustaining organization.


Permits Manager:        Jesse Morales
Assistant Manager:
     Shawn Sturhan

 10555 Northwest Fwy, Suite 120
                      Houston, Texas 77092

Days:            Monday through Friday
                      (Except Holidays)

           7:30 to 4:00pm

Contacts List


    Holiday Office Closures :   
Thursday Nov. 26 Thanksgiving
Friday Nov. 27 Thanksgiving
Thursday Dec. 24 Christmas
Friday Dec. 25 Christmas

Normal Lobby hours will resume
on the following business day at
         7:30 am - 4:00 pm.