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Inspections my be requested by phone by calling 713-668-2341. All inspections will be scheduled for the following business day and must be called in by 4:00PM.
Yes. Visa or Mastercard is accepted with a convenience fee.
Yes, the City accepts payment online. Select the Online Payments button below or click here to be redirected to the payment page. You must be over 21 to pay online.
First, if you are searching by Citation Number, check that all letters are in CAPS. The Citation Number is case sensitive. If you are still unable to view your ticket, it is possible the ticket is not yet in the system. Please contact the court at 713-668-2341 for further information.
If neither of these apply to your citation, please contact the court for more information.
1. Come to the Court Clerk window on or before your court date to request the Driving Safety Course or you may appear on your court date before the judge.2. Plead guilty or nolo contendere (No Contest) and waive a jury trial.3. Pay court costs in the amount of $144.00 unless the offense occurred in a school-crossing zone, then pay court costs in the amount of $169.00.4. Present to the court a valid Texas Driver’s license or permit.5. Present to the court proof of financial responsibility in your name (automobile liability insurance.)
If you received a citation for Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility and wish to present your proof of insurance, you must appear on your court date and present your documents to the prosecutor.
Please contact the court to determine your eligibility.
When you come in to request the Driving Safety Course (DSC), you must pay the court costs at that time. The court cost for DSC is $144.00 unless the offense occurred in a school-crossing zone, then the amount is $169.00
Yes, there is a 3.5% service fee when you use a VISA or MASTERCARD.
No, you must be on the docket. Therefore, you must come in on your court date at your court time.
You must appear in court on your court date and request deferral from the judge.
Yes, you may request your driving record online at www.texas.gov. Make sure to request #3A.
Yes we do. Sign up to put your residence on our Vacation House Watch list here. Signing up for our Vacation House Watch program ensures that your home will receive extra patrol while you are away.
To obtain a copy of an accident report, please follow the link below. You will need at least one of the following: Crash ID, Person Involved in Crash first and last name, Crash Date, County, and/or City.
Please contact our main office at 713-668-2341 to inquire about scheduling a tour.
Please visit the Crash Records Information System (CRIS) wesbite. Once at the website, you will need to enter: the name of the person or company involved in the crash, the Driver's License/Identidication Card number of a person involved, or the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of the vehicle involved. Be mindful that it can take up to 14 days for a crash report to be submitted. The cost for a Crash Report is $6.00.
The Southside Place Police Department no longer handles any fingerprinting for volunteer, employment, or TSA purposes. Applicants and interested persons are directed to Identigo. The website will ask you for the reason behind the search and your zip code. This will help locate the closest facility. The cost is generally around $10.00
Call Southside Place Police at 713-668-2341. The information you give over the phone determines whether or not a police officer will be dispatched to speak with you in person.
Yes. The Crime Stoppers phone number is 713-222-8477(TIPS). For additional information, visit Crime Stoppers.
Yes. Southside Place Police have a MOU (Mutual of Understanding) with West University Place Police Department, Bellaire Police Department, Harris County Pct. 1 Constable's Office, Harris County Sherrif's Office, Houston Police Department, The Department of Public Safety as well as all Federal Agencies. Southside Place Police work collaboratively with all police departments within their jurisdiction to solve criminal cases.
Yes, city taxes are a separate statement from the Harris County statement. Southside Place is one of a few Harris County cities that mail separate statements.
Southside Place tax rate is .318768 per $100 valuation.
Yes, the city offers a $185,000 exemption.
A disabled veteran is entitled to an exemption from taxation of a portion of the assessed value of a property the veteran owns. This exemption is based on a schedule set by the state and ranges from $5,000 up to $12,000 depending on the disability rating.
If you are a veteran who receives 100% disability compensation due to a service connected disability or have a determination of individual unemployability from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, you are entitled to an exemption from taxation of the total appraised value of your residence homestead. Surviving spouses of veterans who qualified for this exemption or who would have qualified for this exemption if it was in effect at the time of the veteran’s death are also eligible with certain restrictions. Also included are the surviving spouse of a U.S. armed services member killed in action or an eligible surviving spouse of a first responder killed in the line of duty.
When you are done unpacking, we will provide a special pick up for boxes. The boxes must be broken down and neatly stacked by the curb. Just call City Hall at 713-668-2341 when you are ready for pick up.
You may collect it all in one or more containers, for instance, in cardboard boxes that you plan to recycle anyway. Paper grocery bags are fine, too, but please do not use plastic bags!
NO, you may co-mingle your recyclables in one or more containers! There’s no need to separate plastics from paper from metal from glass.
Yes, caps and lids smaller than 2" in diameter are recyclable but you must put them back on empty containers before recycling them. Larger lids may be recycled separately from their containers.
Yes, if separated from the jar, lids larger than 2" in diameter may be recycled. Put lids smaller than 2" in diameter in the trash, and never recycle jars with the lids attached. Separated lids less than 2" diameters get caught and can jam or damage recycling equipment.
Yes, if the box is clean and if any soiled part of the box is removed prior to recycling.
Yes, just make sure the containers are free of food before recycling.
Yes, plastic tubes are recyclable. For best results, snip off the bottom of the tube for easy rinsing.
DO NOT recycle them with your other curbside recycling! Please go to a plasticfilmrecycling.org to find out where you may recycle them. Many of the local grocery stores (HEB, Krogers, Randalls) offer bins at the entry way for recycling plastic bags.
The City’s recycling is taken to a Waste Management recycling facility in the City’s compactor truck. If our recycling is contaminated, the City may be fined a surcharge for the entire recycling load, something we wish to avoid.
You will need to get out of the house and then call 9-1-1 for the Fire Department from outside of the house or from a neighbor's house. The use of a phone could cause the gas to ignite if you called from inside the house.
We recommend you change the batteries in your smoke detectors every 6 months. An easy way to remember is to change the batteries when you reset your clock for daylight savings time.
It's for the safety of our personnel and our patients. Blocking extra lanes keeps our personnel safe when they go back to our apparatus to get more equipment and it helps protect the victim we're trying to stabilize.
The fire hose is the lifeline of a firefighter when fighting a fire. If you drive over it, the hose can be damaged, and any firefighter at the end of a nozzle will have the water interrupted - possibly causing injury or death.
When it is safe to do so, you should pull over to the right and stop until all emergency vehicles have safely passed. If you cannot safely maneuver to the right, simply stop and stay stopped so the vehicles can go around you safely. Depending on the emergency, multiple apparatus may be responding. Be sure to check for additional emergency vehicles prior to pulling back out into traffic.
Most modern smoke detectors will chirp to alert you the batteries are low and you should replace the batteries and test your detector. Detectors can be purchased at any hardware or large commercial department store. Did you know your detector has a life span? Check it for an expiration date to ensure your safety.
Southside Place Fire Department is not equipped to fill fire extinguishers at this time. However, you can find local fire extinguisher businesses in the yellow pages to refill them.
Firefighters ventilate smoke, superheated, poisonous, or explosive gases for safety and visibility. This allows firefighters to get inside the building to find and extinguish the fire, thereby reducing property damage. This also reduces the chance of a possible dangerous explosion. The environment inside a burning building is not like the movies portray it. Often firefighters cannot see their hands in front of their faces. They crawl to try and remain below smoke and heat and feel their way through the hostile environment. Reducing the smoke in the building allows more efficient rescue and extinguishing of the fire.