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1. BUSINESS ENTITY REGISTRATION
Sole Proprietorship & General Partnership
A Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership doing business under a name other than the name of the owner requires a DBA (Doing Business As) Certificate with the county in which the business is being conducted. The counties usually have a searchable database of the listed business names used. Filing a DBA does not secure nor protect your business name. All types of business entities (SP, LLC, INC, etc.) must file a DBA within the county they are doing business in.
2. HOUSTON FIRE MARSHALL
Authority: City of Houston
Department: Houston Fire Department (HFD)
Address: 1002 Washington Ave, Houston Texas 77002
The HFD issues permits for storage, handling, and manufacture of flammable liquids and combustibles; Public Assembly; Maximum Occupancy; Tents; Open burning; Day Care facilities.
In HARRIS COUNTY, the County Fire Marshall enforces the State Insurance Code. Harris Co. Pollution Control and the TCEQ must be notified in the event of a toxic waste spill.
Additional Business requirements may be needed.
THE CITY OF HOUSTON ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR FAILURE TO OBTAIN ALL NECESSARY OPERATING PERMITS, LICENCES, OR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS.