Why Houston Suburbs are Exploding in 2021

The Growth of Multifamily Properties in Houston Suburbia Explained For developers looking for their next big project in Houston, one…

How Zoning Works In the City of Houston

What to know about zoning in a city with no zoning laws   While it is true that Houston, Texas…

What is a Conditional Use Permit and What is the Criteria?

Conditional use permits (often simply called CUPs) are designed to allow flexibility within the zoning laws. A zoning ordinance cannot…

4 Ways To Stay Ahead On Your Next Project

Avoid “Why didn’t we know this sooner?”  Getting caught by surprise during a project can make even the most solid plan of…

A comprehensive list of 2019 Flood Mitigation Legislation Bills enacted in Texas

In 2019, there have been many bills enacted in Texas for Flood Mitigation Legislation. Find below a comprehensive list. Make…

The Special Districts to Consider When Developing A Site

When developing a site, you must consider the special districts that could affect your planning. The special districts with utility…

Right of Way Allocation via Condemnation Versus via Plat

When it comes to “right of way” allocation, it’s all about dedication and who initiates it. There is actually a…

Special Districts and Their Power

When it comes to special districts, and how they affect your planning and zoning, the important thing to know is…

When to Worry About TXDOT

TXDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) reviews are typically the longest lead item on a new project so getting a design…