Welcome to Platting

Harris County is the 3rd most populous county in the United States; it is paramount to remain strategically organized and equipped to offer the very best service possible to our constituents, the development community and municipal partners. As a regulatory agency, it is our goal to assist the development community in envisioning, creating and building vibrant and sustainable developments for all residents of Harris County. We trust that this online tool will be of assistance to anyone looking to develop within Harris County.

The Platting Staff is charged with enforcing the Regulations of Harris County, Texas for the Approval and Acceptance of Infrastructure as amended from time to time by the Harris County Commissioners' Court. Our knowledgeable and professional staff is dedicated to doing everything possible to ensure that all subdivision related projects are handled in a professional, courteous and timely manner.

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

Several municipalities have extended their development ordinances to require municipal review and approval of subdivision of land within their extraterritorial jurisdictions in unincorporated Harris County. Below are links that will take you to each of their planning home pages for further development guidelines:

City of Baytown City of Katy City of Stafford
City of Deer Park City of La Porte City of Tomball
City of Houston City of Pasadena City of Waller
City of Jersey Village City of Pearland

Subdivision of land in certain areas (No ETJ) is solely reviewed and approved by Harris County Platting Group. Area Map


Contact Information

Platting Manager:
Julian Boxill

10555 Northwest Freeway
Suite 149
Houston, Texas 77092

Phone: 713-274-3932
Email: platting@hcpid.org

Harris County Permits Directory

Transportation and Planning Division Support
Fred Mathis, Jr. P.E.

T.K. Tarafder
713-755-4472 (Downtown)
713-274-3816 (Delta)

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