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posted Jun 8, 2018, 6:16 AM by Westbury Civic Club President

Please find below information regarding the recent changes to Chapter 19 of the Code of Ordinances and the proposed changes to Chapter 9 and 13 of the Infrastructure Design Manual.  Houston Public Works (HPW) appreciates you sharing it.  The District K office will provide updated details as they become available.  We look forward to your participation in the survey and Open House meetings.

 

Highlighted below is the community Open House meeting nearest to District K. Thanks.

 

 

DESIGN STANDARDS AND CHAPTER 19 UPDATES

The City of Houston is looking for ways to reduce the risk of flood loss for future development and redevelopment. The City is considering ordinance revisions, new regulations, building codes and design guidelines.

 

CHAPTER 19 GUIDELINES

The City of Houston adopted amendments to Chapter 19 in April and has posted an updated draft of the guidelines for public review and comment through Friday, June 29. https://houstonrecovers.org/chapter19

 

DESIGN STANDARDS

Design Standards (Chapter 9 and 13 of the Infrastructure Design Manual and the Building Code) impact detention, sheet flow and fill. Houston Public Works is seeking public input on proposed changes through Monday, July 30.

 

Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HoustonDesignStandards

Frequently Asked Questions: https://houstonrecovers.org/designstandards

 

OPEN HOUSE MEETINGS

Houston Public Works will host several open house meetings to provide information and solicit feedback on changes to Chapter 19 Guidelines* and Design Standards.

 

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Monday, June 11*

2-4 PM

Houston Permitting Center

1002 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77002

Basement Training Room - B2

Thursday, June 28*

6-8 PM

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston

5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096

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