Houston Health Department
The Houston Health Department responds to complaints concerning improperly maintained swimming pools/spas, and reviews and regulates all new residential swimming pool/spa constructions to ensure compliance with Texas State standards for public pools and spas.
New Residential Pool Construction Plans
Please refer to the Minimum Standards for Residential Pool/Spa Plan Submission.
Take completed plans to:
Houston Permitting Center
1002 Washington Avenue, Third Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
Swimming pool plan review, inspection, and permit fees are found on the City of Houston fee schedule page. On the fee schedule page, search for pool-related fees by using the word "pools" in the keyword field.
Pay for permit and inspection fees on the online payments page. This includes fees for spas, water features, and wading pools.