Here are a few questions asked by constituents of Harris County Precinct 2.

Parks

The Parks Department provides safe and attractive environments by upgrading equipment, purchasing land, and building new facilities. Here, you will find many answers on utilizing these services.

All facilities that are available for rent within our parks system can be viewed on the Harris County Precinct 2 Reservations page.  You’ll be able to view costs, availability, and complete an online submission form for the facility of your choice.  You can also reach the Reservation Department by calling (713) 274-PARK (7275).

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Most Precinct 2 parks are open to the general public without entry fees.  Please note, some park services and rentals may require additional fees.  For more information on a specific park, click here and select the park of your choice.

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Currently, Precinct 2 has 50 parks within its system.  With nearly 3,000 acres of land combined, this park system offers many exciting amenities for kids, avid fishers, boat owners, fitness enthusiasts, nature lovers, and more! Click here to see what is available at a Precinct 2 park nearest you.    

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Moonwalks are permitted only when renting one of these 3 facilities: Clear Lake Park – Landolt Pavilion, Clear Lake Park – White Top Pavilion, and North Shore Rotary Pavilion. All 3 of these facilities are large and fenced. Any moonwalk or bounce house must be kept behind the fence. An online reservation request can be made by visiting this link.

Please be advised, you must provide a copy of the Certificate of Liability listing Harris County Precinct 2 as an additional certificate holder. This must be obtained from the vendor in which you are renting the moonwalk from and given to your park reservationist four days prior to the event date.

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Alcohol is only allowed within certain fenced-in, rented areas with security.  You can find which parks allow alcohol (with security) and other amenities available by searching here.

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Yes, Precinct 2 accepts reservations for large scale events. Events such as festivals, fundraisers, marathons, and triathlons, will begin the reservation process with the Reservation Query located in each park reservation page. A letter with pertinent event information must be submitted to the Parks Superintendent during the reservation process, requesting approval to host a large event. This letter should be e-mailed to the park supervisor. For more information, call the Reservation Department at (713) 274-PARK (7275).

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Generators are not permitted in the parks, unless it is in a fenced-off, rented area and is being used to power a moonwalk.

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Security personnel is required for all reservations made at the Clear Lake Park – Landolt Pavilion, Clear Lake Park – White Top Pavilion, North Shore Rotary Pavilion, and any event where alcohol will be served.  Events offering alcohol require a two officer minimum.  All other events require one deputy for every 100 guests. For more information, you can also complete a Reservation Query for the facility of your choice or by calling the Reservation Department at (713) 274-PARK (7275).

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The only pavilions with electrical outlets are: Clear Lake Park – Landolt Pavilion, Clear Lake – White Top Pavilion, Clear Lake Meeting Room, North Shore Rotary Pavilion, and Pep Mueller Meeting Room.  Please note, access to these park pavilions is only available through facility reservations. To make a reservation, click here or call the Reservation Department at (713) 274-7275. 

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The deputy fee is $30 per hour for each officer. A minimum of four hours is required for scheduling.  For more information, call the Reservation Department at (713) 274-PARK (7275).

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Many of our parks have BBQ pits available to the general public on a first come, first serve basis. To see the list of parks offering this amenity, click here.  To see if a BBQ pit is available for your facility rental, check the amenities through our Reservation Query. Please note, the use of BBQ trailers is not permitted at any Precinct 2 park.  

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Because picnic tables are first come, first serve, the Parks Department does not allow reservations for picnic tables.  

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For more information on how to rent the Sylvan Beach Pavilion, you can visit their website or call the Reservations line at (832) 643-4422.

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Selling products is only allowed at Sylvan Beach with a valid permit.  To obtain a permit or for more information, contact the Parks Department at (713) 274-PARK (7275).

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Yes, pets are allowed if they are on a leash.  Off-leash dog parks are featured at Bay Area Park and Partnership Park. 

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Yes, fishing is permitted with a valid fishing license. Click here to find a Precinct 2 park with this amenity.

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Fishing is free at Precinct 2 parks with the exception of the Sylvan Beach Pier.  The cost is $2 for children (5-12 years) and seniors (60 and over) and $4 for adults. For more information, contact the Sylvan Beach Bait House at (281) 471-5705.

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To report maintenance issues, please call (713) 274-PARK (7275) during business hours which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  For after hours and weekend reports, call (713) 455-0062. 

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Yes, there are two parks with horse-riding areas: Edna Mae Washington Park and Riley Chambers Park.

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Emergency Management

Harris County Precinct 2 has the most land area bordering salt water in all of Harris County. As hurricane season arrives, you may hear various reports and instructions throughout the season. Here, you will find answers to general questions regarding preparation and operations during emergency situations.

To receive assistance in case of an emergency evacuation, you can call the Texas/United Way Helpline at 211 and register to receive the help you may need.

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Roads

The Harris County Precinct 2 Roads Division maintains over 1,400 miles of roadways and associated bridges throughout Precinct 2. Here, you will find many answers on services provided for maintenance and construction.

The residential culvert installation process begins with applying for a permit through the Harris County Permits Office.  Once your application is approved, you’ll receive the culvert size allowed for your property.  From there, you purchase the culvert(s) and have it/them delivered to the installation site.  Be sure to mark the location(s) of the installation site. Once they’ve been delivered, you can request installation through Precinct 2 Community Assistance by calling (713) 455-8104 or submitting an online request form here. A Precinct 2 Road & Bridge staff member will contact you within 48 hours with an estimated installation date.

For more information about culvert installation, click here

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The Precinct only cuts down or trims a tree if it is a safety hazard on the County’s right of ways.  Safety hazards include low-hanging limbs that obstruct the roadway, block road signs, and more. 

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The Precinct does not dispose of any trees or tree limbs from private properties.  You are responsible for coordinating this with your local trash removal company.

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For safety reasons, burning trees or any matter in a ditch is not permitted.

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Precinct 2 right of ways are mowed twice a month from March through September and once a month from October, November, and February.

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A sign can only be posted along a Harris County right of way after a permit has been obtained.  For more information on this process, click here or contact the Harris County Permits Office at (713) 956-3000.   

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No, the Precinct does not offer heavy trash pick-up services.  You must contact your local trash removal company for this service. 

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For issues regarding railroad tracks, please call the Precinct 2 Community Assistance line at (713) 455-8104.

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No, the County does not install speed bumps.

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If your car was damaged while driving along a Harris County road, you can file a vehicle damage claim through Harris County Risk Management by calling (713) 274-5469.

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If the trash is located in Harris County’s right of way, please report it to the Precinct 2 Community Assistance line at (713) 455-8104.

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You can call the Harris County Permits Office at (713) 956-3000 if your neighbor is building their property up too high.

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To report street light malfunctions, click here.  Be sure to have the pole identification number or address of the malfunctioning light available when submitting a report.  

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Traffic light malfunctions can be reported to the Harris County Traffic Office at (713) 881-3210.

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Due to weather and equipment restrictions, an exact date cannot be guaranteed.  However, on average, culverts are installed within one to two weeks of the service request being received.  

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To close a road, you must contact the Harris County Permits Office at (713) 956-3000.

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Harris County is divided into 4 Commissioner Precincts and 8 Constable Precincts.  Explore the map below, or search your address on at the Harris County Voter Registrar website

In addition, you can call the Harris County Precinct 2 Community Assistance line at (713) 455-8104 to obtain this information.

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You can find your elected officials by searching your home address at the Voter Registration Records online search.  This service is provided by the Harris County Voter Registrar.

In addition, you can call the Harris County Precinct 2 Community Assistance line at (713) 455-8104 to obtain this information.

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You can call the Harris County Sherriff at (713) 221-6000.

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To report natural gas leaks, call CenterPoint Gas at (713) 659-2111.

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Community Centers

Harris County Precinct 2 maintains and operates 17 community centers throughout Harris County. 

General

Harris County Precinct 2 is a large entity that covers a vast area of Houston's Harris County. There are several departments and offices ready to handle your requests. Here, you will find some general questions that may be able to help you answer your more efficiently.

Harris County is divided into 4 Commissioner Precincts and 8 Constable Precincts.  Explore the map, or search your address on at the Harris County Voter Registrar website.  (link to http://www.hctax.net/Voter/Search)

In addition, you can use the Harris County Address (http://www.harriscountytx.gov/itc/gis/ais/) search tool or call the Harris County Precinct 2 Community Assistance line at (713) 455-8104 to obtain this information.

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You can call the Harris County Sherriff at (713) 221-6000.

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To report natural gas leaks, call CenterPoint Gas at (713) 659-2111.

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You can call Animal Control at (281) 999-3191 to have stay animals picked up.

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You can find Harris County voting information here.

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This can be reported to Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services at (713) 440-4800. 

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You can find your elected officials by searching your home address at the Voter Registration Records online search.  This service is provided by the Harris County Voter Registrar.

http://www.hctax.net/Voter/Search

In addition, you can use the Harris County Address (http://www.harriscountytx.gov/itc/gis/ais/) search tool or call the Harris County Precinct 2 Community Assistance line at (713) 455-8104 to obtain this information.

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Contact Us

To contact Commissioner Morman directly, please contact his downtown office at 713-755-6220 or email jack.morman@pct2.hctx.net.