Administration and Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory Affairs

Our mission is to efficiently provide reliable service of exceptional quality to the citizens of Houston in the areas of licensing and permitting vehicles for hire in order to ensure the public's safety; the permitting of over 50 categories of commercial activities in order to ensure community standards; and the administration and collection of franchise fees in order to maximize the public's revenue from private use of the public right-of-way.

-- Tina Paez | ARA Director

Burglar Alarm AdministrationCommercial Permitting and Enforcement
Franchise AdministrationVehicle for Hire Permitting and EnforcementUtility Regulation