Boarding Homes

Boarding Home Regulations
Boarding Home Process Flow Chart
Sample Site Plan
Boarding Home Certificate of Compliance Online Guide

Boarding Home Regulations

Effective March 1, 2021, all Boarding Homes operating in Unincorporated Harris County must be permitted in accordance with the Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter 260.

Step One: Construction Permit (This permit is required to bring all boarding homes into compliance with the Harris County Fire Code. This is a one-time permit.)


Step Two: Obtain your Class 1 Boarding Home Permit. This permit will be required annually.


Step Three: Obtain your Class 2 Permits - Harris County Sheriff's Office Boarding Homes