Government: State and Local Resources

Recommended Websites

2040 Houston-Galveston Regional Transportation Plan

The 2040 RTP is the comprehensive plan that identifies transportation projects needed to meet population growth in the next 25 years.

Business Organization Forms for Texas

Forms to register your business with the Texas Secretary of State.

City of Houston

Overview of Houston government and history with links to City and related resources.

City of Houston Careers

Employment opportunities with the city.

Financial Empowerment Centers - City of Houston

The Financial Empowerment Centers (FECs) provide one-to-one, professional financial counseling to Houstonians at no cost to residents. An initiative of the Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities and with support from the national nonprofit organization, Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund and Regions Bank.

Green Building Resource Center

The City of Houston's Green Building Resource Center is an education center where the public can learn and be advised of green building and green building products.

Harris County

Connect with information services and people in Harris County Government.

Harris County Appraisal District

Useful guidelines for property owners and the database of appraisal records. (FF)

Harris County Archives

The Harris County Historical Commission documents the history of the government and the citizens of Harris County as revealed through the county records and donated materials. Includes locations of Texas historical landmarks and places on the National Register within the County, cemeteries, area museums and historical societies, and local culture.

Harris County Flood Control District Contact Information

Provides helpful contact information regarding flooding in Harris County.

Harris County Human Resources

Employment and training opportunities with Harris County.

Harris County Voting Information

For Harris County, Texas.

Houston Code of Ordinances

City ordinances.

Houston Metro

Site includes bus routes and schedules.

League of Women Voters of the Houston Area

Houston voting information, including a Voters Key, voter registration info, election day precinct locations, and more.

Legislative Reference Library of Texas

Bills and information from the Texas legislature. Includes information on the most current legislation as well as historical information dating back to 1870.

Regional Disaster Preparedness

Links to local disaster preparedness agencies.

Sports Authority: Harris County

News about local sports from Houston/Harris County Sports Authority.

State District Courts in Harris County

Information for jurors and others about the Harris County System.

Texas Administrative Code

Texas state regulations by topic.

Texas Online

Official homepage of Texas state government.

Where to Write for Vital Records

Links are provided for users who want direct access to individual state and territory information.

Who Represents Me?

Texas elected officials and the districts they represent.